After you install this security update, you may experience issues with Digital Rights Management in Microsoft Word. To resolve these issues, install security update 2760421.For more information about these code signing issues in Microsoft security updates, see Microsoft Security Advisory2749655.
After you install this security update, when you drag an attachment from one Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 or Microsoft Outlook 2010 email message to another, the file name extension is duplicated. If you then drag the attachment from that email message to another email message, the file name extension appears in triplicate. This pattern continues each additional time you drag the attachment. For more information about how to resolve this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2782404 Attachment file extension is duplicated when added to email in Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010
Prerequisites to apply this security update
To install this security update, you must have 2007 Microsoft Office Service Pack 2 (SP2) 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 do not have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
Security update replacement information
This security update replaces the following security update:
2596917 MS12-029: Description of the security update for Word 2007: May 8, 2012
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 2007 Office suite. 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 (United States) 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.
For all versions of Microsoft Office Word 2007
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