Article ID: 2687441
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Microsoft has released the security bulletin MS12-060. You can view the complete security bulletin by going to one of the following Microsoft websites:
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support
Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center
Local support according to your country: International Support
Known issues with this security update
Prerequisites to apply this security updateTo apply this security update, you must have Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3 for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite installed on the computer.
For more information about how to obtain the service pack for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/949585/ )How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite
Command-line switches for this updateFor information about the various command-line switches that are supported by this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/262841/ )Command-line switches for Windows software update packages
Restart informationYou 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 will be 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:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/887012/ )Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer
Update replacement informationThis update replaces the following update:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2598041/ )MS12-027: Description of the security update for 2007 Microsoft Office system: April 10, 2012
File informationThe English (United States) version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
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Article ID: 2687441 - Last Review: February 7, 2013 - Revision: 5.0