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Security Update for Microsoft Office XP (KB974811)

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This update resolves a security vulnerability in Microsoft Office XP that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened.
  • Details

    Version:
    Date Published:

    1.0

    10/13/2009

    File name:
    File size:

    officexp-KB974811-FullFile-ENU.exe

    4.6 MB

    KB Articles: KB974811
    Security bulletins: MS09-062
  • System Requirements

    Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


      • This update applies to the following product:
        • Microsoft Office XP

      • 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:

  • Install Instructions

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

      Installation instructions
      If you have Microsoft Office XP, 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.


      • Install Security Update for Microsoft Office XP (KB974811). 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 (197147): Command-Line Switches For IExpress Software Update Packages.

      See the Microsoft Knowledge Base article Description of the Security Update for Microsoft Office XP (KB974811) for further information about this update.

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