Description of the Security Update for Visio 2002: February 8, 2005

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS05-005. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This includes the file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Known issues that may occur after the update is installed

Installation of Microsoft Visio 2002 from an administrative installation point fails after you update the administrative installation point to add the MS05-005 security update. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
895926 Visio 2002 Service Pack 2 is not installed on client computers after you apply the MS05-005 security update to an administrative installation point

List of issues that this security update fixes

Besides the issue that is described in the security bulletin, the Security Update for Visio 2002 (KB873354) addresses the following issue that was not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

Hyperlinks to other documents become corrupted

In a Visio document, when you click a hyperlink to open another Visio document or to file on the same server or computer in a different folder, you may receive the following error message:

The address of this site is not valid. Check the address and try again.
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Article ID: 873354 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 17:27:19 - Revision: 5.2

  • Microsoft Visio 2002 Professional Edition
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  • Microsoft Visio for Enterprise Architects (2002)
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