Description of the security update for Office 2003: October 10, 2006

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 MS06-061. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for Microsoft Office 2003. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites, depending on whether you are a home user or an IT professional:

Known issues with this security update

  • If you have multiple versions of the Microsoft XML Parser or Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) installed, you may have to install multiple packages for this security update. Additionally, if you install a version of MSXML after you install this security update, you may have to install an additional package for this security update. For more information about the different MSXML versions that are available or included with various Microsoft products or software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    269238 List of Microsoft XML Parser (MSXML) versions
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