The cumulative update packages for December 2011 contain the latest hotfixes for the 2007 Microsoft Office core suite applications and 2007 Microsoft Office servers.
We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous update package. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains the hotfix that you need.
How to obtain the December 2011 cumulative update packages
A set of supported cumulative update packages are now available from Microsoft. However, each package is intended to correct only the applications that are listed in this article. Apply the packages only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems. If you are not severely affected by any of these problems, we recommend that you wait for the next update package that contains the hotfixes in these cumulative update packages.
Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for a specific cumulative update package. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
Packages that are included in the December 2011 cumulative update
A link to a Microsoft Knowledge Base article that discusses each hotfix will be released as the article becomes available. To obtain a specific hotfix, please contact support and ask for the hotfix by referencing the Knowledge Base article number.
For more information about the 2007 Office suite issues that are fixed in this cumulative update, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB).
Microsoft Office Access 2007, Microsoft Office Basic 2007, Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007, Microsoft Office Excel 2007, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007, Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, Microsoft Office Word 2007, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, Microsoft Office Project Standard 2007, Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007, Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2007, Microsoft Office Small Business 2007, Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007, Microsoft Office Standard 2007