The Access 2000 Runtime Security Patch: KB827431 offers the highest levels of stability and security available for Microsoft Access 2000 Runtime. This update addresses a flaw in the Microsoft Access Snapshot Viewer that could allow arbitrary code to run when viewing a maliciously crafted document. This update resolves the vulnerability so that Microsoft Access Snapshot Viewer files are handled appropriately.
Further, this update addresses a flaw in the way Access 2000 Runtime uses Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to check document properties when opening a maliciously crafted document. This flaw could allow arbitrary code to run when a user opened a specially crafted document from an attacker. This update addresses that vulnerability so that files opened using VBA are handled appropriately. This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.