The Cumulative Updates (CUs) for October 2011 have been released. Here is a breakdown of the CUs released for Excel.

  • KB article 2596535 ( - You have a Word document that contains a text box and a picture. The text box overlays the picture. When you use a computer that has the 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed to print the Word document in Office Word 2007, the document is printed incorrectly.
  • KB article 2596538 ( - The Camera tool performs slowly in Microsoft Office Excel 2007 when the zoom level is not set to 100% in a workbook. Additionally, Office Excel 2007 runs slowly when you open the workbook or move a shape in the workbook.
  • KB article 2596539 ( -
    • You apply the hotfix package that is provided in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 2544402 or KB article 2553026.
    • You open an existing .xls file from a network location.
    • You make some changes and save the file.
    In this scenario, you receive the following error message:
    The file 'FileName.xls' may have been changed by another user since you last saved it. In that case, what do you want to do?
    • Consider the following scenario:
      • The  ForceShellExecute registry entry is enabled in Windows.

        Note The ForceShellExecuteregistry entry is in the following registry key:
      • You click a hyperlink in an Excel 2007 workbook. The hyperlink links to another workbook.
      In this scenario, the linked workbook does not open. Additionally, the pointer remains as a busy pointer.
    • Consider the following scenario:
      • You have an Excel 2007 workbook that contains a shape. The shape references another workbook.
      • You try to copy the shape to another workbook. 
      In this scenario, Excel 2007 crashes.
    • When you print an Excel workbook in Excel 2007, the data in the workbook starts to be printed on the second page of the printout. Additionally, the columns on the second page are truncated.

      This issue occurs when the following conditions are true:
      • The paper size is set to A4 or Letter.
      • A "fit to page" option is selected.
      • The printout is more than one page and includes the title.
      • The printer supports scaling.
    • Assume that you have a workbook on a UNC share of a server. This workbook contains a link to another workbook on the same server. For example, the link contains the following path:
      However, after you install KB2587505 and then open the workbook that contains the link in Excel 2007, the path of the link is loaded incorrectly. For example, the path that the link contains is loaded as the following:
      Therefore, the link is broken.

      For more information about KB2587505, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
      2587505                                         (                        )        MS11-072: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel could allow remote code execution: September 13, 2011
    • When you try to create a list by importing an Excel 2007 workbook to a Microsoft Office SharePoint site, you receive the following error message in Excel 2007, and the import operation fails:
      Method 'Post' of object 'IOWSPostData' failed
      This issue occurs when the following conditions are true:
      • The ADFS service is running on the computer that you use to access the SharePoint site.
      • The computer is running a 32-Bit version of Windows 7.
      • You use Windows Internet Explorer to access the SharePoint site. The Check for server certificate revocation option is enabled in Internet Explorer