Description of the security update for Word 2013: June 9, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1Word 2013


This security update resolves a security feature bypass vulnerability that exists if Microsoft Outlook or another relevant product does not enforce security settings that are configured on a system. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-1229.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home (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: June 9, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4484319.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
word2013-kb4484361-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 3601F5F1AFE861CD9E6C2D306E4CFB29424DC67E A5BBEE46EB741C307DB658730418C6D2411DFC382943E0A5FCF7D2C1E36CD0E5
word2013-kb4484361-fullfile-x86-glb.exe CB5A0C3C321BC6CC3FD8883C8F9B07E9A7D86FBB FE951EFCD7230D4B56229D474AF0B532A7E3C9C39AB758222DC28CDF13F6FB07

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.

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