Known issues and additional information about this security update
Microsoft Update or Windows Update may offer this update even though you do not have the 2007 Office system installed. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
830335 Microsoft Update and Windows Update offer updates for Office programs that you do not have installed
Prerequisites to apply this security update
To apply this security update, you must have 2007 Microsoft Office system Service Pack 2 installed on the computer.
For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949585 How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite
You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
Security update replacement information
This security update replaces the following security update:
2289158 MS10-087: Description of the security update for 2007 Office system: November 9, 2010
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains the 2007 Office system. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes for this issue.
For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
903771 Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates
The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
update security_patch security_update security bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated buffer overrun overflow specially-formed scope specially-crafted denial of service dos