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Article ID: 980206 - Last Review: May 3, 2010 - Revision: 2.0

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated February 23, 2010.

INTRODUCTION

Issue that this hotfix package fixes

  • When you open a Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 form that contains digitally-signed data, Office InfoPath 2007 reports that the digital signatures are invalid. This problem occurs when the digital certificate that was used to sign the data is expired or is revoked but the digitally-signed data is not altered.

    Note To resolve this issue, apply this hotfix, and then apply the hotfix package that is provided in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
    981041  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981041/ ) Description of the 2007 Office system hotfix package (Mso-x-none.msp): April 27, 2010


MORE INFORMATION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Notes
  • After you apply the hotfix, Office InfoPath 2007 reports the digital signatures as valid if the expiry and revocation dates occur after the date on which the signatures were applied.
  • Office InfoPath 2007 uses the system date and time that is provided by the signer’s local computer to determine the date and time at which the digital signatures were applied.

Prerequisites

You must have 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 or 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 1 installed to apply this hotfix package. For more information, 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 requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To apply the hotfix in this package, you must enable one of the following registry entries:
  • Enable the AllowUntrustedCertExpirationCheck registry entry for the expired digital certificate.
  • Enable the AllowUntrustedCertRevocationCheck registry entry for the revoked digital certificate.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ ) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To do this, follow these steps:
  1. In Windows Vista, Click Start
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    the Start button
    , type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.

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    User Account Control permission
    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password, or provide confirmation.

    In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\InfoPath\Security
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
  4. Type AllowUntrustedCertExpirationCheck or AllowUntrustedCertRevocationCheck, and then press ENTER.
  5. Right-click AllowUntrustedCertExpirationCheck or AllowUntrustedCertRevocationCheck, and then click Modify.
  6. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  7. Exit Registry Editor.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issue that is listed in this article.
The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date 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.
Download information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Office-kb980206-fullfile-x86-glb.exe12.0.6529.500014,047,92004-Feb-201012:36x86

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Infopath-x-none.mspNot Applicable3,126,27204-Feb-201001:01Not Applicable
Ipeditor-x-none.mspNot Applicable2,516,99204-Feb-201001:01Not Applicable
Mso-x-none.mspNot Applicable11,732,99204-Feb-201001:00Not Applicable

Infopath-x-none.msp information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Infopath.exe12.0.6529.50001,459,57604-Feb-201004:18x86
Ipdesign.dll12.0.6529.50005,483,90404-Feb-201004:18x86
Ipolk.dll12.0.6511.5000176,00814-Jul-200917:52x86
Regform.exe12.0.6501.5000770,46413-Mar-200900:10x86

Ipeditor-x-none.msp information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ipeditor.dll12.0.6529.50005,310,33604-Feb-201004:18x86
Microsoft.office.infopath.client.internal.host.interop.dll12.0.6500.5000117,14426-Feb-200916:45x86

Mso-x-none.msp information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mso.dll12.0.6529.500017,204,60804-Feb-201005:36x86

REFERENCES

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007
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