MS08-057: Description of the security update for Excel 2002: October 14, 2008

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INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-057. 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

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Local support according to your country: International Support

Additional information about this security update

Prerequisites

This security update is a post Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 security update. To install the security update, you must have Microsoft Office XP 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:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack

Update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
951551 MS08-043: Description of the security update for Microsoft Excel 2002: August 12, 2008

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 sizeDateTimePlatform
Excel.exe10.0.6847.09,364,48019-Aug-200813:15x86
excelxp excel2002 excel2k2 excel10 xlxp xl2002 xl2k2 xl10 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 detection tool automatic microsoft office update download center
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