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MS06-037: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel could allow remote code execution

Support for Office 2003 has ended

Microsoft ended support for Office 2003 on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-037. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
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Issues that the security update fixes

In addition to the issues that are described in the security bulletin, this security update addresses the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
  • 918419 Description of the security update for Microsoft Office Excel 2003: July 11, 2006
  • 918420 Description of the security update for Microsoft Excel 2002: July 11, 2006
  • 918424 Description of the security update for Microsoft Excel 2000: July 11, 2006
  • 918425 Description of the security update for Microsoft Office Excel 2003 Viewer: July 11, 2006
excel2003 excel2k3 excel11 xl2003 xl2k3 xl11update 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 TSE WinNT Win2000
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Article ID: 917285 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 01:55:41 - Revision: 1.1

Microsoft Office Excel 2003, Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2003, Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition, Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition, Microsoft Excel 2004 for Mac, Microsoft Excel X for Mac

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