MS08-044: Description of the security update for the Office XP graphic filters: 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:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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You must have Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed to apply this security update.

For more information about how to obtain Office XP Service Pack 3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack

Replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
914796 Description of the security update for Office XP: July 11, 2006

File information

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.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
officexp office2002 office10 office2k2 offxp off2002 off10 off2k2 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 xp fix

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