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MS10-088: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint could allow remote code execution

Support for Office 2003 has ended

Microsoft ended support for Office 2003 on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-088. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites: 

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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Additional information about this security update

For more information about this security update and for information about any known issues with specific releases of this software, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
  • 2413381 MS10-088: Description of the security update for PowerPoint Viewer 2007: November 9, 2010
  • 2413304 MS10-088: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2003: November 9, 2010
  • 2413272 MS10-088: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2002: November 9, 2010

    Known issues in security update 2413272: 
    • After you install this security update, you may have to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms when you start a Microsoft Office XP program. If you do not accept the Microsoft Software License Terms, the Office XP program may not start.
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Article ID: 2293386 - Last Review: 05/11/2012 23:05:00 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
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