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MS09-060: 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 MS09-060. 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

Fixes that are included in this security update

This security update fixes the following issue:
  • This security update resolves a problem that can cause programs that use Outlook View Control with Forms 2.0, such as Microsoft Office Outlook with Business Contact Manager, to stop functioning as expected after security update for Outlook 2003 that is dated October 13, 2009 is installed.

    For more information about the security update for Outlook 2003 dated October 13, 2009, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    973705 MS09-060: Description of the security update for Outlook 2003: October 13, 2009

Prerequisites to install this security update

To install this security update, you must have Office 2003 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:
870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003
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
Fm20.dll12.0.6510.50041,193,83205-Aug-200902:52
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 2003 patch performance security stability 974554 office
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Article ID: 974554 - Last Review: 05/08/2012 22:02:00 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Office Basic Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Professional Enterprise Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Standard Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003

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