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Security Update for Microsoft Word 2002 (KB956329)

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A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word 2002 that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that vulnerability.
  • Version:

    1.0

    File Name:

    officexp-KB956329-FullFile-ENU.exe

    Date Published:

    2008-12-09

    File Size:

    5.0 MB

    KB Articles: KB956329

  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2


      • This update applies to the following product: Microsoft Office 2002.


      • Note This update requires Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3).

    • Note: IT professionals should refer to the IT professional resources section.

      Installation instructions
      If you have Microsoft Office 2002, do one of the following:

      • Use Microsoft Update (recommended). Microsoft Update consolidates updates provided by Windows Update and Office Update into one location and enables you to choose automatic delivery and installation of high-priority updates.


      • Use Office Update on the Office Online Web site. Office Update automatically detects Office and prompts you to install updates and service packs that bring Office programs up-to-date.


      • Install Security Update for Microsoft Office Word 2002 (KB956329). To do this, follow these steps:
        1. Download the .exe file by clicking on the Download button at the top of the page, and then save the file to your hard disk drive.
        2. It is recommended that you quit any programs you are running.

        3. In Windows Explorer, double-click the .exe file that you saved to your hard disk drive, and follow the instructions on the screen.


      IT professional resources
      IT professional working in managed environments can find complete resources for deploying Office updates in an organization on the Microsoft Office Desktop Applications TechCenter.

      The download for this update is available by clicking on the Download button at the top of the page. You can double-click the executable package to begin installation, or extract the patch files (MSP files) by using a command line. The command line and instructions are included in the Knowledge Base article (197147): Command-Line Switches For IExpress Software Update Packages.

      See the Microsoft Knowledge Base article Description of the Security Update for Microsoft Office Word 2002 (KB956329) for further information about this update.

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