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MS10-023: Description of the security update for Microsoft Publisher 2002: April 13, 2010

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-023. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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Known issues

  • If you do not have Publisher installed, Microsoft Update may still offer this update. For more information about why you may be offered to install this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    830335 Microsoft Update and Windows Update offer updates for Office programs that you do not have installed


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

Replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
950129 MS08-027: Description of the security bulletin for Publisher 2002: May 13, 2008

Removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.
The English (United States) version of this security update uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the security update. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date 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 Publisher 2002

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 pub2002 pub10 off10 offXP

Article ID: 980466 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 21:07:00 - Revision: 5.0

Microsoft Publisher 2002 Standard Edition

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