Note This update fixes a signing issue with the package that was originally released for MS12-046. This update provides a new certificate with a correct time stamp to sign the package. For more information about this signing issue, go to the following Microsoft TechNet webpage:
To install this security update, you must have Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3) 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:
974945 MS10-031: Description of the security update for Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications runtime: May 11, 2010
After you install this security update, you cannot remove the update.
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.
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 Basic Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Professional Enterprise Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Small Business Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Standard Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003