MS14-034: Description of the security update for the Office Compatibility Pack: June 10, 2014
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Lync that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted file or webpage.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-034. To learn more about this security bulletin:
- Home users:Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from the Microsoft Update website now:
- IT professionals:
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More information about this security update
Prerequisites for installing this security updateTo install this security update, you must have you must have Service Pack 3 for the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack installed on the computer.
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, see "887012 Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer for more information."
Security update replacement informationThis security update replaces the following security update:
2878236 MS14-017: Description of the security update for the Office Compatibility Pack: April 8, 2014
Removal informationNote We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use 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 the 2007 Microsoft 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.
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Article ID: 2880513 - Last Review: 06/10/2014 17:11:00 - Revision: 1.0
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats
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