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Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) provides the latest updates to Microsoft Office XP. SP3 contains significant security enhancements, in addition to stability and performance improvements. This service pack applies to any level of Office XP. It contains all updates included in Office XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), and updates released after SP2.
Microsoft recommends that you use the Office Update site to determine if your computer requires this update before installing it.
A full file administrative update for use by IT Administrators is available on the Office XP Resource Kit Web site.
Included in this Service Pack
Office XP SP3 addresses the issues described in the following Microsoft Security Bulletins:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-044: Unsafe Functions in Office Web Components (Q328130)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-059: Flaw in Word Fields and Excel External Updates Could Lead to Information Disclosure (Q330008)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-067: E-mail Header Processing Flaw Could Cause Outlook 2002 to Fail (331866)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-003: Flaw in how Outlook 2002 handles V1 Exchange Server Security Certificates could lead to Information Disclosure (812262)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-035 : Flaw in Microsoft Word Could Enable Macros to Run Automatically (827653)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-036: Buffer Overrun in WordPerfect Converter Could Allow Code Execution (827103)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-037: Flaw in Visual Basic for Applications Could Allow Arbitrary Code Execution (822715)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-038: Unchecked buffer in Microsoft Access Snapshot Viewer Could Allow Code Execution (827104)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-050: Vulnerability in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel Could Allow Arbitrary Code to Run (831527)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-009: Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Code Execution (828040)
This service pack also includes all updates released for Office XP:
Office XP Update: Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Office XP Update: Service Pack 2 (SP2)
Excel 2002 Update: October 16, 2002
Word 2002 Update: October 16, 2002
Outlook 2002 Update: December 4, 2002
Outlook 2002 Update: January 22, 2003
Office XP Italian Grammar Tools Update: KB813682
Office XP Security Patch: KB822036
Access 2002 Snapshot Viewer Security Patch: KB826293
Office XP WordPerfect 5.x Converter Security Patch: KB824938
Word 2002 Security Patch: KB824934
Excel 2002 Security Patch: KB830350
Word 2002 Security Patch: KB830346
Office XP SP3 will install successfully even if one or more of the publicly available updates, listed earlier in this document, have already been installed on your computer.
Office XP SP3 also includes stability improvements developed due to user input from the Error Reporting Tool in Office XP and from Microsoft Product Support feedback.
For more information, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article (832671): Overview of the Office XP Service Pack 3.