MS08-069: Description of the security update for Office 2003: November 11, 2008

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.

INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-069. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

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MORE INFORMATION

Additional information about this security update

Prerequisites

This security update is a post Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 security update. To install the security update, you must have Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 installed.

For more information about how to obtain this service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
936048 Description of the security update for Office 2003: August 14, 2007

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
Msxml5.dll5.20.1087.01,425,91201-Sep-200804:39
office2003 office2k3 office11 off2003 off2k3 off11 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 2003 patch performance security stability update office
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Article ID: 951535 - Last Review: 05/09/2012 17:46:00 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Standard Edition 2003

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