MS08-070: Description of the security update for Project 2007: December 9, 2008

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-070. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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More information about this security update

Known issue with this security update

This security update updates the CLSID of a Visual Basic 6 control. After you apply this security update, you must register the updated CLSID if you are using the updated controls in any of the following:
  • An application other than Microsoft Office.
  • A Web application.
  • A Microsoft Office Visual Basic for Applications macro.
To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Open a Command Prompt window.
    • In Windows Vista, click Start  Start button , type cmd in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
    • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type cmd in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
    regsvr32 %windir%\System32\Mscomct2.ocx
  3. At the command prompt, type exit, and then press ENTER to close the Command Prompt window.

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
project2007 project2k7 project12 prj2007 prj2k7 prj12 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 patch performance security stability update 2007 office proj project winproj

Article ID: 949046 - Last Review: 05/09/2012 17:53:00 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007, Microsoft Office Project Standard 2007

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