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MS11-036: Description of the security update for the PowerPoint 2007 converter: May 10, 2011

Introduction
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-036. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

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Local support according to your country: International Support

More information about this security update

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To apply this security update, you must have the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed on the computer.

For more information, visit the following Microsoft webpage:

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.

In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.

To help reduce the possibility that a restart is required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
887012 Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
2464635 MS11-022: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2007 converter: April 12, 2011

Removal information

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 Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or from 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

File information

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.
Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 converter
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Ppcnv.dll12.0.6557.50011,791,82423-Apr-201102:28
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 2007 patch performance security stability update 2540162 32-bit office
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Article ID: 2540162 - Last Review: 05/08/2012 15:14:00 - Revision: 4.0

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats

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