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    Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel Viewer (KB960000)

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

      1.0

      File Name:

      excelviewer2007-kb960000-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

      Date Published:

      4/10/2009

      File Size:

      7.4 MB

      KB Articles: KB960000

      Security bulletins:MS09-009

    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2


        • This update applies to the following product:

        • Supported Windows Installer Version: Microsoft Windows Installer version 2.0 or later.
          • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 and Microsoft Windows XP include this version of the Windows Installer. Otherwise, the latest version of Windows Installer is available as a separate download at the following location:

        • 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 Excel Viewer (KB960000). 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 professionals working in managed environments can find complete resources for deploying Office updates in an organization on the Office System Suites and Programs 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 Command line switches for Microsoft Self-Extractor packages (KB912203).

        See the Microsoft Knowledge Base article Description of the Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel Viewer (KB960000) for further information about this update.

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