MS08-072: Description of the security update for the 2007 Microsoft Office system and the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack: December 9, 2008

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INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-072. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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More information about this security update

Prerequisites to install this security update

There are no prerequisites for installing this security update.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
951808 MS08-026: Description of the security bulletin for Compatibility Pack for Microsoft Office 2007 File Formats: May 13, 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 sizeDateTime
Wordcnv.dll12.0.6331.50004,283,23219-Oct-200801:19
Wordcnv.exe12.0.6300.500024,58413-Dec-200708:08
office2007 office2k7 office12 off2007 off2k7 off12 compat 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
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Article ID: 956828 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 10:34:07 - Revision: 5.0

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