Description of the security update for Word 2013: July 14, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1Word 2013


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 the following Microsoft Docs articles:

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: July 14, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4484361.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
word2013-kb4484446-fullfile-x86-glb.exe B7754C8DE2161C67947F7A9089F0E1DE2DF60AF6 137501057AE4DE778E79A67FA4024B9F73F545C292F42466877457FDDD2C7A7C
word2013-kb4484446-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 58D62A7EE109D72100C996576A3027931C1942D5 841B728A6D03CCDF1B12B2378A27039B94C4FD5AE76523B1D944CD4DD4D630B9

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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