OFF2000: Buffer Overflow When You Open a Malformed HTML File

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When you rename an HTML file with an Office file extension, a buffer overflow is generated when the file contains an object tag of the form shown in the following:
<OBJECT data="aaaa[lots more a's, about 45,000]></OBJECT>
A warning/confirmation dialog box appears, but the failure occurs regardless of whether you click Yes, No, or Cancel.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2.
QFE OFF2000 hotfix

Article ID: 271400 - Last Review: 02/28/2014 04:20:25 - Revision: 3.1

  • Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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