MS08-026: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word could allow remote code execution

MS08-026: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word could allow remote code execution

Article ID : 951207
Last Review : May 13, 2008
Revision : 2.0
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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-026. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

• Home users:

http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200805.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200805.mspx)

Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from the Microsoft Update Web site now:

http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/ (http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/)
• IT professionals:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-026.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-026.mspx)

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How to obtain help and support for this security update

For home users, no-charge support is available by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY in the United States and Canada or by contacting your local Microsoft subsidiary. For more information about how to contact your local Microsoft subsidiary for support issues with security updates, visit the Microsoft International Support Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx?rdpath=4 (http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx?rdpath=4)

You can also obtain instant access to unlimited no-charge e-mail support or to unlimited individual chat support by visiting the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?&prid=7552 (http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?&prid=7552)

For enterprise customers, support for security updates is available through your usual support contacts.

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More 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:

950250 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=950250/) MS08-026: Description of the security bulletin for Word 2000: May 13, 2008
950243 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=950243/) MS08-026: Description of the security bulletin for Word 2002: May 13, 2008
950241 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=950241/) MS08-026: Description of the security bulletin for Microsoft Office Word 2003: May 13, 2008
950625 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=950625/) MS08-026: Description of the security bulletin for Word Viewer 2003: May 13, 2008
950113 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=950113/) MS08-026: Description of the security bulletin for Word 2007: May 5, 2008
951808 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=951808/) MS08-026: Description of the security bulletin for Compatibility Pack for Microsoft Office 2007 File Formats: May 13, 2008
952331 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=952331/) Description of Office 2008 for Mac Service Pack 1 (12.1.0)
952332 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=952332/) Description of the Office 2004 for Mac 11.4.2 Update

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File information

The English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Microsoft Word 2000

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Winword.exe 9.0.0.8970 8,835,124 18-Apr-2008 23:49 x86

Microsoft Word 2002

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Winword.exe 10.0.6843.0 10,744,840 07-Apr-2008 20:38 x86

Microsoft Office Word 2003

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Winword.exe 11.0.8215.0 12,313,096 12-Apr-2008 02:42 x86

Microsoft Office Word 2007

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Msword.olb 12.0.6300.5000 768,024 07-Dec-2007 08:05 Not Applicable
Winword.exe 12.0.6308.5000 349,720 23-Mar-2008 01:20 x86
Wwlib.dll 12.0.6311.5000 17,490,456 11-Apr-2008 06:21 x86

Compatibility Pack for Microsoft Office 2007 File Formats

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Wordcnv.dll 12.0.6312.5000 4,280,856 18-Apr-2008 23:45 x86
Wordexe.exe 12.0.6300.5000 24,584 13-Dec-2007 08:08 x86

Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Wordview.exe 11.0.8212.0 8,812,040 21-Mar-2008 23:46 x86

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APPLIES TO
• Microsoft Office Word 2007
• Microsoft Office Word 2003
• Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition
• Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
• Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003
• Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats
• Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Professional Edition
• Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Standard Edition
• Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Student and Teacher Edition
• Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac
• Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Home and Student Edition
• Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Special Media Edition

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