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Article ID: 887977 - Last Review: September 9, 2005 - Revision: 1.4









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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS05-023. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for Microsoft Word 2000.. This includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:

Issues that the security update fixes

Besides the issues that are described in the security bulletin, the security update for Microsoft Word 2000 (KB887977) addresses the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
  • 830347  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/830347/ ) Description of the Word 2000 Security Patch: November 11, 2003
  • 830816  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/830816/ ) Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 Hotfix Package: November 5, 2003
  • 831958  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/831958/ ) Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: November 17, 2003
  • 833844  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/833844/ ) Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: December 16, 2003
  • 834003  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/834003/ ) Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: January 13, 2004
  • 835700  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/835700/ ) Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: February 2, 2004
  • 837245  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/837245/ ) Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: February 26, 2004
  • 838013  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/838013/ ) Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: March 17, 2004
  • 843181  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/843181/ ) Description of the Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: June 9, 2004
  • 843611  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/843611/ ) Description of the Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: June 14, 2004
  • 870755  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/870755/ ) Description of the Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: June 29, 2004
  • 871249  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/871249/ ) Description of the Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: July 7, 2004
  • 871256  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/871256/ ) Description of the Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: July 12, 2004
  • 873332  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/873332/ ) Description of the Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: July 26, 2004
  • 873359  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/873359/ ) Description of the Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: August 19, 2004

Besides the issues that are described in the security bulletin, the Winword.exe for Microsoft Word 2000 (KB887977) addresses this issue that is not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • Square boxes and unwanted foreign characters appear when you open a Microsoft Word document in Word 2000.

Error signature details

You may receive an error message that is similar to the following when you use Office 2000 products:
Microsoft product has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. To see what data this error report contains, click here.
When you view the data in the error report, the report contains an error signature that is similar to one of the following error signatures. These error signatures are fixed by this update.
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Application nameApplication versionModule nameModule versionOffset
Winword.exe9.0.0.8313Winword.exe9.0.0.8313001cdd7d
Winword.exe9.0.0.8216Winword.exe9.0.0.8216001e9a97
Winword.exe9.0.0.7407Winword.exe9.0.0.7407001838ca
Winword.exe9.0.0.6926Winword.exe9.0.0.6926001d3432
Winword.exe9.0.0.4527Winword.exe9.0.0.4527001bed26
Winword.exe9.0.0.8216Winword.exe9.0.0.82160037698f
Winword.exe9.0.0.8216Winword.exe9.0.0.82160037698d
Winword.exe9.0.0.6926Winword.exe9.0.0.6926003873bc
Winword.exe9.0.0.4527Winword.exe9.0.0.45270038ce53
Winword.exe9.0.0.4527Winword.exe9.0.0.45270038ce51
Winword.exe9.0.0.3822Winword.exe9.0.0.382200415fe5
Winword.exe9.0.0.3822Winword.exe9.0.0.382200415fe3
Winword.exe9.0.0.3822Winword.exe9.0.0.3822002028a8
Winword.exe9.0.0.3822Winword.exe9.0.0.3822006e002e
Winword.exe9.0.0.2717Winword.exe9.0.0.2717003723ff
Winword.exe9.0.0.2717Winword.exe9.0.0.2717003723fd
Winword.exe9.0.0.2717Winword.exe9.0.0.27170017a227
Winword.exe9.0.0.2717Winword.exe9.0.0.27173df80000

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
Keywords: 
kbupdate kbsecvulnerability kbsecbulletin kbsecurity KB887977
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