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    Project 2002 Security Update: KB831931

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    Project 2002 Security Update: KB831931 offers the highest levels of stability and security available for Microsoft Project 2002.
    • Version:

      1

      File Name:

      project2002-KB831931-v2-FullFile-ENU.EXE

      Date Published:

      10/12/2004

      File Size:

      4.4 MB

      KB Articles: KB831931

        Microsoft recommends that you use the Office Update site to determine if your computer requires this update before installing it.

        Project 2002 Security Update: KB831931 offers the highest levels of stability and security available for Microsoft Project. This update fixes a vulnerability where a specially crafted image could allow an attacker’s code to run on a user’s machine due to a flaw in the graphics interpreter code.

        For more information on this update, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article (831931) Description of the Project 2002 Security Update: KB831931.

        This full-file update can be used by IT Administrators. Information on how to deploy in a corporate environment is available in the Microsoft Office XP Resource Kit.

        Release History:
        • Version 1.0 - Released 9/14/04.

        • Version 2.0 - Released 10/12/04. Addressed patching issue when applying the update on a computer where MSI 3.0 is installed.


        It is recommended that all users that have Windows XP Service Pack 2 installed run the current version of the update even if a previous version was used.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows XP

    • Install Instructions
        Note: Administrators should refer to the Administrator resources section.

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

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


        • Install only Project 2002 Security Update: KB831931. 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.
            • project2002-kb831931-v2-FullFile-ENU.EXE: You might need to provide the installation source during patch installation if you have previously updated your product.
          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.


        Administrator resources
        Administrators working in managed environments can find complete resources for deploying Office updates in an organization on the Office Admin Update Center. On the home page of that site, look under Update Strategies section for the product version you are updating.

        The download for this update is available by clicking on the Download button above. 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 Project 2002 Security Update: KB831931 for further information about this update.

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