Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-038. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for the programs that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites, depending on whether you are a home user or an IT professional:
Issues that the security update fixes
In addition to the issues that are described in the security bulletin, the security update for Microsoft Office 2000 and for Microsoft Project 2000 (KB917152) addresses the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
"'\\Server' could not be found" error message when you click hyperlink
FIX: Embedded Office files do not prompt to trust VBA digital signature on load
Office 2000 programs prompt you to register after April 15, 2003
"'Filename' could not be found" error message when you click a hyperlink in a document that you opened in an Office 2000 program
How to remove "Add/Modify FTP Locations" from the list of locations when you open or save a file in Office 2000 programs
Office 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: February 11, 2004
The security update for Office 2000 and for Project 2000 (KB917152) addresses the following issue that was not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
- Microsoft Outlook 2000 stops responding when you open a subfolder from the Outlook Bar
When you open a subfolder on your computer by using the My Computer shortcut on the Outlook Bar in Microsoft Outlook 2000, Outlook 2000 may stop responding (hang).
This behavior occurs when the name of the subfolder that you opened uses double-byte character set (DBCS) characters.
After you install this update, you cannot remove the update. To revert to an earlier installation of Microsoft Office 2000 and of Microsoft Project 2000, you must remove Office 2000 and Project 2000. Then, reinstall Office 2000 and Project 2000 by using the original CD.