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MS10-031: Description of the security update for Office XP: May 11, 2010

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-031. 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

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support



The following list contains prerequisites for the security update:
  • You must have Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed to install this security upgrade. For more information about how to obtain the latest Office XP service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack
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 XP

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
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 VBA OffXP Off2002 Off11

Article ID: 976380 - Last Review: 05/08/2012 22:10:00 - Revision: 3.0

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