After you apply this security update, you may have to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms when you start a Microsoft Office XP program. If you do not accept the Microsoft Software License Terms, the Office XP program may not start.
After you apply this security update, you receive the following Windows Installer message when you start Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003:
Preparing to install...
Prerequisites to apply this security update
To apply this security update, you must have Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 installed on the computer.
For more information about how to obtain this 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
Security update replacement information
This security update replaces the following security update:
953405 MS08-052 and MS08-055: Description of the security update for Office XP: September 9, 2008
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
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.
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 patch performance security stability update xp 32-bit 977896 office
Microsoft Office XP Professional Edition, Microsoft Office XP Small Business Edition, Microsoft Office XP Standard Edition, Microsoft Office XP Standard Edition for Students and Teachers, Microsoft Office XP Developer Edition, Microsoft Access 2002 Standard Edition, Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition, Microsoft FrontPage 2002 Standard Edition, Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition, Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition, Microsoft Publisher 2002 Standard Edition, Microsoft Word 2002