The December 2012 Public Update release for Office is now live and the updates are available for download.  This release contains 1 security bulletin, 13 non-security updates, and 7 re-releases of a previous security bulletins.

For an overview of this month’s security releases, please read: Security Bulletin Summary for December 2012.

Security Updates

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-079

  • Security Update for Microsoft Web Applications (KB2687412)
  • Security Update for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 (KB2760405)
  • Security Update for Word 2003 (KB2760497)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB2760421)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Word 2010 (KB2760410)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office 2007 suites (KB2760416)
  • Security Update for WordViewer (KB2760498)

We are re-releasing the following Security Updates to correct a certificate issue

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-043

  • Security Update for Office 2003 (KB2687627)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (KB2687497)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-057

  • Security Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2687510)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2687501)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-059

  • Security Update for Microsoft Visio 2010 (KB2687508)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-060

  • Security Update for Office 2003 (KB2726929)

 

Non-Security Updates

Updates to improve stability for Office 2010

  • Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2598242)

We are re-releasing the following Update to correct a certificate issue

  • Update for 2010 Microsoft Business Productivity Servers (KB2687500)

Updates to improve internationalization, stability and performance for Office 2013

  • Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB2737997)
  • Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB2727009)

Updates to improve compatibility of Office Project 2013 with Project Server

  • Update for Microsoft Office Project 2013 (KB2752101)

Updates to improve compatibility of SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visio

  • Update for Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013 (KB2752031)

Updates to fix a table creation issue with Access Server 2013 for these languages: Finnish, Basque, Galician, Hungarian, Estonian and Kazakh

  • Update for Microsoft Access Server 2013 (KB2737983)

Updates to improve some functionalities (like Event feeds) in SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013

  • Update for Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 (KB2752001)
  • Update for Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 (KB2752058)
  • Update for Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 (KB2760355)

Note: There is a known issue when installing these server updates. An error message (Microsoft SharePoint Foundation administration tool has stopped responding) will appear two times during the update installation process. This issue occurs after you put the update in the Updates folder on a Microsoft SharePoint server so that the update is installed automatically. However, the installation process is not affected when this issue occurs. To continue the installation process, click the Close the program button in the error message dialog boxes. Currently, Microsoft does not have a fix for this error.

And the Junk E-mail filter updates

  • Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter (KB2760582)
  • Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk E-mail Filter (KB2760573)
  • Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 Junk E-mail Filter (KB982726)