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Article ID: 2848689 - Last Review: June 11, 2013 - Revision: 1.0

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-051. This security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS13-051 (http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS13-051)
In addition to the application improvements that are mentioned in this article, Office for Mac 2011 is now available as a subscription offering. For more information about how to subscribe, see the Frequently Asked Questions. (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=270016)

This security update provides the latest fixes for Office for Mac 2011. These include the following:
  • Mail flags are broken in 14.3.4 for IMAP in Microsoft Outlook for Mac
    Fixes an issue that affects IMAP-based email accounts in which the flagged or starred state of a message was not set correctly. 

Prerequisites

Before you install the Office for Mac 2011 14.3.5 update, make sure that you have Office for Mac 2011 14.1.0 or a later version installed on your computer. Also, make sure that the computer is running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or a later version of the Mac OS X operating system.

To verify that the computer meets this prerequisite, click About This Mac on the Apple menu.

To verify that Office for Mac 2011 14.1.0 is installed on your computer, follow these steps:
  1. On the Go menu, click Applications.
  2. Open the Microsoft Office 2011 folder, and then start any Office application. (For example, start Microsoft Word).
  3. On the application menu, click About <application name>.
  4. In the About <application name> dialog box, notice the version number that is displayed there. It should be 14.1.0 or a later version number.

How to obtain the update

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the Microsoft Office for Mac 14.3.5 Update package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8bb70e5c-a3b1-4618-8295-2721b78f1d5f)

Release Date: June 11, 2013

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ ) How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Updated files

For a complete list of the files that this update adds or changes, double-click the update installer, and then on the File menu, click Show Files.

Notes

  • The Office for Mac 14.3.5 Update is also available from Microsoft AutoUpdate. AutoUpdate is a program that automatically keeps Microsoft software up-to-date.

    To use AutoUpdate, start a Microsoft Office program. Then, on the Help menu, click Check for Updates.

    For more information about resources for Office for Mac 2011, visit the following Microsoft website:
    http://www.microsoft.com/mac (http://www.microsoft.com/mac)

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Applies to
  • Microsoft Office for Mac Academic 2011
  • Microsoft Office for Mac Home and Business 2011
  • Microsoft Office for Mac Home and Business 2011 Home Use Program
  • Microsoft Office for Mac Home and Student 2011
  • Microsoft Office for Mac Standard 2011
  • Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011
  • Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011
  • Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011
  • Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac 2011
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