MS09-062: Description of the security update for Office 2003: October 13, 2009

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 MS09-062. 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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Known issues with this security update

  • This update may not be installed if the following conditions are true:
    • Access Runtime 2003 is installed.
    • Security Update for Office 2003 Web Components (KB947319) is installed.
    Both conditions must be true to encounter this error.

    To resolve this issue, install the rereleased version of security update 947319. For more information about security update 947319, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    947319 MS09-043: Description of the security update for Office 2003 Web Components and Office XP Web Components in Office 2003: August 11, 2009

Prerequisites

You must have Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed to apply this security update.

For more information about how to obtain Office 2003 Service Pack 3, 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

Replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
954478 MS08-052: Description of the security update for GDI+ for Office 2003: September 9, 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.

Microsoft Office 2003 GDI +

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Gdiplus.dll11.0.8312.01,700,16823-Jun-20094:14
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 TSE Off11 Off2003
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Article ID: 972580 - Last Review: 05/08/2012 21:43:00 - Revision: 4.0

Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3, Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2003, Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003, Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003 Service Pack 3, Word Viewer

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