Office System (2003) SP2 Info

Posted on January 8, 2009 by Daniel Petri in Office with 0 Comments

Office System (2003) SP2 Info

Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) contains significant security enhancements, stability improvements, and performance improvements. Some of the fixes that are included with Office 2003 SP2 were previously released in separate updates. Office 2003 SP2 combines the previously released fixes into one update.

Office System 2003 Service Pack 2 was released in the end of September 2005. You can download SP2 for Office System 2003 right here:

Download Office System 2003 SP2 – Client only (50.5mb)

Download Office System 2003 SP2 – Full administrative installation (101mb)

Included in this Service Pack

There is a Microsoft Excel workbook available that contains a list of the post-Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) issues that are fixed by Office 2003 SP2.

Note: The workbook is in the English language. The workbook will not be translated into any other languages.

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

Download the Office2003_SP2Changes.exe

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

List of issues that the service pack fixes

Office 2003 SP2 fixes the issues that are described in the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

906460 Issues that are fixed in Access 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 2 906342 Issues that are fixed in Excel 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 2 906341 Issues that are fixed in FrontPage 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 2

906426 Issues that are fixed in InfoPath 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 2

906234  Issues that are fixed in Office 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 2

906451 Issues that are fixed in Outlook 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 2

906340 Issues that are fixed in PowerPoint 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 2

906339 Issues that are fixed in Publisher 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 2

906338 Issues that are fixed in Word 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 2

 

Security bulletins that are associated with the service pack

Office 2003 SP2 addresses the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Security Bulletins:

890169 MS05-023: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word could lead to remote code execution 884933 MS04-027: Vulnerability in WordPerfect converter could allow code execution 833987 MS04-028: Buffer overrun in JPEG processing (GDI+) could allow code execution

 

Earlier released updates that this service pack includes

Office 2003 SP2 includes these earlier released updates:

842532 Description of Office 2003 Service Pack 1 873378 Description of the security update for Office 2003: WordPerfect 5.x Converter: September 14, 2004 838905 Description of the Office 2003 security update: September 14, 2004

873381 Description of the updates for Office 2003 French grammar checker: November 9, 2004

887982 Description of the update for InfoPath 2003: December 14, 2004

887980 Description of the update for Office 2003: February 8, 2005

885828 Description of the update for Office 2003: February 8, 2005

892258 Description of the updates for the Office 2003 French spelling checker and thesaurus: April 12, 2005

887979 Description of the security update for Word 2003: April 12, 2005

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