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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-019. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:
The Visio 2003 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
958641 Description of the Visio 2003 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package (Visio2003engine.msp, Visio2003intl.msp): October 28, 2008
You may experience one of the following known issues when you try to work with an AutoCAD 2000 .dwg file or an AutoCAD 2000 .dxf file in Visio 2003:
You have an AutoCAD 2000 .dwg file that was saved in AutoCAD 2007 or in AutoCAD 2008. When you try to open or to insert the .dwg file in Visio 2003, you may receive one of the following error messages.
Microsoft Office Visio has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
To work around this problem, save the AutoCAD .dwg file in AutoCAD 14 .dwg format instead of in AutoCAD 2000 .dwg format.
You have an AutoCAD 2000 .dxf file that was saved in AutoCAD 2007 or in AutoCAD 2008. When you try to open or to insert the .dxf file in Visio 2003, Visio may stop responding (hang). Or, you may receive the following error message:
Microsoft Visio has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
To work around this problem, save the AutoCAD .dxf file in AutoCAD 12 .dxf format instead of in AutoCAD 2000 .dxf format.
An issue exists in Microsoft Office 2003 that causes Office to be partially uninstalled when updates to certain components are installed or uninstalled. This update fixes that issue. However, when the update is uninstalled, the issue is reintroduced and Office is partially uninstalled. To prevent this behavior, you cannot uninstall the update.
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.
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