Patch Tuesday – May 8, 2007

Seven security bulletins were released by Microsoft on Tuesday, May 8, 2007. 7 Critical Bulletins (MS07-023, MS07-024, MS07-025, MS07-026, MS07-027, MS07-028 and MS07-029) according to the May 2007 Bulletin Summary.

Critical Bulletins

MS07-023: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (934233)

Affected Software

  • Microsoft Office 2000 SP3
    • Excel 2000 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-036
      • Supersedes MS07-002
  • Microsoft Office XP SP3
    • Excel 2002 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-036
      • Supersedes MS07-002
  • Microsoft Office 2003 SP2
    • Excel 2003 – Download Update
      • Superseded by Office 2003 SP3 and MS07-036
      • Supersedes MS07-002
    • Excel 2003 Viewer – Download Update
      • Superseded by Office 2003 SP3 and MS07-036
      • Supersedes MS07-002
  • 2007 Microsoft Office System
    • Excel 2007 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-036
    • Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel and PowerPoint File Formats – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-036
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac – Download Update
    • Supersedes MS07-002

MS07-024: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (934232)

Affected Software

  • Microsoft Office 2000 SP3
  • Microsoft Office XP SP3
  • Microsoft Office 2003 SP2
    • Word 2003 – Download Update
      • Superseded by Office 2003 SP3 and MS08-009
      • Supersedes MS07-014
    • Word 2003 Viewer – Download Update
      • Superseded by Office 2003 SP3, MS08-026, and MS08-009
      • Supersedes MS07-014
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-060
  • Microsoft Works Suites

MS07-025: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (934873)

Affected Software

  • Microsoft Office 2000 SP3
    • Excel 2000 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-016
      • Supersedes MS07-015
    • FrontPage 2000 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-016
      • Supersedes MS07-015
    • Publisher 2000 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-016
      • Supersedes MS07-015
  • Microsoft Office XP SP3
    • Excel 2002 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-016
      • Supersedes MS07-015
    • FrontPage 2002 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-016
      • Supersedes MS07-015
    • Publisher 2002 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-016
      • Supersedes MS07-015
  • Microsoft Office 2003 SP2
    • Excel 2003 – Download Update
      • Superseded by Office 2003 SP3
      • Supersedes MS07-015
    • FrontPage 2003 – Download Update
      • Superseded by Office 2003 SP3
      • Supersedes MS07-015
    • Publisher 2003 – Download Update
      • Superseded by Office 2003 SP3
      • Supersedes MS07-015
    • Excel 2003 Viewer – Download Update
      • Superseded by Office 2003 SP3
      • Supersedes MS07-015
  • 2007 Microsoft Office System
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac – Download Update
    • Supersedes MS07-015

MS07-026: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Could Allow Remote Code Execution (931832)

Affected Software

  • Exchange Server 2000 SP3 with Exchange Server 2000 Post-Service Pack 3 Update Rollup of August 2004 – Download Update
    • Supersedes MS06-019 and MS06-029
  • Exchange Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Supersedes MS06-019 and MS06-029
  • Exchange Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Supersedes MS06-019 and MS06-029
  • Exchange Server 2007 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-039

MS07-027: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (931768)

Affected Components

  • Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 on Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 6 SP1 on Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP Professional SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 SP1 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP Professional SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 SP1 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
    • Supersedes MS07-016
  • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista, x86 editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033
  • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista, x64 editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-033

MS07-028: Vulnerability in CAPICOM Could Allow Remote Code Execution (931906)

Affected Software

MS07-029: Vulnerability in Windows DNS RPC Interface Could Allow Remote Code Execution (935966)

Affected Software

  • Windows 2000 Server SP4 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-062
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-062
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-062
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-062
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-062
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-062
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS07-062

Important Reminder

Please keep your computer up to date with Critical and Important updates by visiting Microsoft Update. If you experience any problems with Microsoft Security updates then please call Microsoft support for help. There will be no charge for support on Security Updates.

Microsoft has set up newsgroups for self-support. If you need help for Security updates or any other updates that is issued by Microsoft then please visit the Windows Update newsgroup at using your newsreader news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate.

Version 2.3
Edited: May 4, 2012

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