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Microsoft Security Advisory: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Office Web Components control could allow remote code execution

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 a Microsoft security advisory about this issue for IT professionals. The security advisory contains additional security-related information. To view the security advisory, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
RESOLUTION
Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued security bulletin MS09-043 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review security bulletin MS09-043. The vulnerability that is addressed is the Microsoft Office Web Components Control Vulnerability - CVE-2009-1136.

For more information about how to obtain the security update release that resolves this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
957638 MS09-043: Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Kill Bits
For more information about security bulletin MS09-043, visit the following Microsoft Web page: For more information about the Microsoft Office Web Components Control Vulnerability, visit the following Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Web page: Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.
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Article ID: 973472 - Last Review: 08/11/2009 17:35:44 - Revision: 4.1

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  • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004 Standard Edition
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  • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 Standard Edition
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