Description of the security update for Office 2010: April 14, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-0961 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-0991.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2010. It doesn't apply to the Office 2010 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student (see What version of Office am I using?).

How to get and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available from Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to get security updates automatically, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the standalone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.

More information

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see security update deployment information: April 14, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4484193.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
ace2010-kb4484238-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 277B644C7DA2FAB14A0804C2E8630A5B43B80657 5D9424305788F9E65D66D165418CC304DF22485AC212C88CB0C346B5E9E71399
ace2010-kb4484238-fullfile-x64-glb.exe B5556AE80BDE322CF6195542CF45F2FED1F3B9C3 FAF199E75B974060ED1F703404761D846652D82101B5F467514BFA6643B751BD

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Information about protection and security

Protect yourself online: Windows Security support

Learn how we guard against cyber threats: Microsoft Security