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MS10-003: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office (MSO) could allow remote code execution

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-003. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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More information about this security update

Known issues and additional information about this security update

For more information about this security update, and for information about any known issues with specific releases of this software, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
977896 MS10-003: Description of the security update for Office XP: February 9, 2010
979674 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.7 Update
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Article ID: 978214 - Last Review: 05/08/2012 22:14:00 - Revision: 3.0

  • 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
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Student and Teacher Edition
  • Microsoft Entourage 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft Excel 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft Word 2004 for Mac
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