MS08-044: Description of the security update for Office 2000: August 12, 2008

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-044. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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To apply this security update, you must have Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed.

For more information about how to obtain Office 2000 SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2000

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
914797 Description of the security update for Office 2000: July 11, 2006

File information

The English 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.

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
office2000 office2k office9 off2000 off2k off9 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 office security patch performance reliability update download 2000 fix

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