MS09-021: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel could cause remote code execution

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INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS09-021. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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Known issues and additional information about this security update

For more information about this security update and for information about any known issues with specific releases of this software, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
969682 MS09-021: Description of the security update for Excel 2007: June 9, 2009
969737 MS09-021: Description of the security update for Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2007: June 9, 2009
969686 MS09-021: Description of the security update for Excel Viewer: June 9, 2009
969679 MS09-021: Description of the security update for the 2007 Microsoft Office system and the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack: June 9, 2009
969681 MS09-021: Description of the security update for Excel 2003: June 9, 2009
969685 MS09-021: Description of the security update for Excel Viewer 2003: June 9, 2009
969680 MS09-021: Description of the security update for Excel 2002: June 9, 2009
969683 MS09-021: Description of the security update for Excel 2000: June 9, 2009
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Article ID: 969462 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 11:06:41 - Revision: 4.0

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