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Article ID: 2760583 - Last Review: September 13, 2013 - Revision: 4.0

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-073. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites: 

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update (http://support.microsoft.com/ph/6527)

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support (http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bb980617.aspx)

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/cu_sc_virsec_master)

Local support according to your country: International Support (http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx)

More information

Known issues with this update

  • Customers may have been repeatedly offered this update even though it was already installed.

    Note This issue is resolved by a detection change released September 13, 2013. This change did not affect the updated files. This change only affects the way that we offer the updates to customers. Customers who have successfully installed the update do not have to take any action.

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To install this security update, you must have 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 3 installed on the computer.

For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949585  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949585/ ) How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite

Restart information

You may not have to restart the computer after you install this security update.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
2687307  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2687307/ )  MS12-076: Description of the security update for Excel 2007: November 13, 2012

Removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Excel 2007. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes of this issue.

For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

903771  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/903771/ ) Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates

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.
For all supported editions of Microsoft Excel 2007
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.exe12.0.6679.500018,372,78409-May-201308:05

Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (Home and Student version)
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