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MS10-038 and MS10-036: Description of the security update for Excel 2007: June 8, 2010

Microsoft has released security bulletins MS10-038 and MS10-036. To view the complete security bulletins, visit one of the following Microsoft websites: 

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

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Local support according to your country: International Support


Prerequisites to apply this security update

To install this security update, you must have one of the following installed:
  • 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 1 (SP1)
For more information about how to obtain this service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949585 How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
978382 MS10-017: Description of the security update for Excel 2007: March 9, 2010
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 Excel 2007

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.manNot Applicable79122-Apr-201023:03
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 Off12 Off2007 XL12 XL2007

Article ID: 982308 - Last Review: 05/08/2012 22:48:00 - Revision: 4.0

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