To apply this security update, you must have Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 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:
307841 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003
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:
2289187 MS10-087: Description of the security update for Office 2003: November 9, 2010
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or 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 Office 2003. 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 of 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
Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Standard Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Small Business Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Basic Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Access 2003, Microsoft Office Excel 2003, Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003, Microsoft Office OneNote 2003, Microsoft Office Outlook 2003, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003, Microsoft Office Publisher 2003, Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003, Microsoft Office Project Standard 2003, Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2003, Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2003