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MS08-074: Vulnerabilities in Office Excel could allow remote code execution


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Introduction

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-074. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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More information

Known issues and additional information about this security update

For more information about this security update and for information about any known issues with specific releases of this software, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
958372� MS08-074: Description of the security update for Excel 2002: December 9, 2008
958437� MS08-074: Description of the security update for Excel 2007: December 9, 2008
958436� MS08-074: Description of the security update for Excel 2003: December 9, 2008
958435� MS08-074: Description of the security update for Excel 2000: December 9, 2008
958439� MS08-074: Description of the security update for the 2007 Microsoft Office system and the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack: December 9, 2008
958442� MS08-074: Description of the security update for Excel Viewer: December 9, 2008
958434� MS08-074: Description of the security update for Excel Viewer 2003: December 9, 2008
960401� Description of the Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.1.5 Update
960402� Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.3 Update
960403� Description of the Open XML File Format Converter for Mac 1.0.2 Update

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File information

Microsoft Office Excel 2007

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.exe12.0.6331.500017,931,61619-Oct-200802:30
Excel.manNot Applicable79116-Oct-200811:36
Excel.pipNot Applicable1,65608-Dec-200703:26
Xlcall32.dll12.0.6300.500013,36808-Dec-200704:59

Excel 2003

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.exe11.0.8237.010,351,94413-Oct-200819:29

Excel 2002

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.exe10.0.6850.09,362,24829-Oct-200800:07

Excel 2000

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.exe9.0.0.89747,237,67724-Oct-200821:13

The 2007 Microsoft Office system and the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excelcnv.exe12.0.6331.500014,717,79216-Oct-200811:42

Excel Viewer

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Xlview.exe12.0.6331.500012,868,46416-Oct-200812:48
Xlvprtid.xmlNot Applicable79,68423-Oct-200703:57

Excel Viewer 2003

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Xlview.exe11.0.8237.05,274,95213-Oct-200818:22

Office 2004 for Mac

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FileVersion
Microsoft Excel11.5.3
Microsoft Component Plugin11.5.3
Microsoft Word11.5.3
Timezones11.5.3
Timezones.xml11.5.3

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Article Info
Article ID : 959070
Revision : 2
Created on : 12/9/2008
Published on : 12/9/2008
Exists online : False
Views : 494