Patch Repository

Excel 2003 Patch Details
Patch Name office2003-SP2-KB955466-FullFile-ENU.exe
Patch Description Security Update for Microsoft Excel 2003 (KB955466)
Bulletin Id MS08-057
Bulletin Title Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Severity Important
Location Path office2003-SP2-KB955466-FullFile-ENU.exe
Bulletin Summary This security update resolves three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Excel file. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights. This security update is rated Critical for all supported editions of Microsoft Office Excel 2000 and rated Important for all supported editions of Microsoft Office Excel 2002, Microsoft Office Excel 2003, Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2003, Microsoft Office Excel 2007, Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack , Microsoft Office Excel Viewer, and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
Superceding Bulletin Id None
Patch Release Date Oct 14, 2008

Affected Product Information

Product Name Service Pack Name
Office 2003Office 2003 SP2
Excel 2003Office 2003 SP2

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