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

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-038. To view the complete security bulletin, 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

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

Known Issues
  • If you downloaded and then installed this update from the Microsoft Download Center before June 16, 2010, you may find that you are prompted to install the update again by Windows Update or Microsoft Update.

    Note This issue does not affect the functionality of the security update. This is a detection issue only.

    To resolve the issue, follow these steps:
    1. Uninstall the security update.
    2. Reinstall the update by using one of the following methods:

      Method 1: Use Windows Update
      Visit the following Microsoft Windows Update site to reinstall the update: Method 2: Use the Download Center
      The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

      DownloadDownload the excelviewer2007-kb982333-fullfile-x86-glb.exe package now.

      Release Date: June 15, 2010

      For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
      119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
      Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
978383 MS10-017: Description of the security update for Excel Viewer: 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 Viewer 2007

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 Off12 Off2007 XL12 XL2007 XLVW12 XLVW2007

Article ID: 982333 - Last Review: 05/08/2012 22:50:00 - Revision: 5.0

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