Summary

This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists in Microsoft Word if the software does not correctly handle objects in memory. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-1218.

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: September 8, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4484494.

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

word2010-kb4486660-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

5A8291622272930334F53D351A42A088EF9531FC

82513182056CD9171EFEB079D2EDD65C8E56857150EF913B8CF92821A46DBC1F

word2010-kb4486660-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

3F53B5E1B85A62CA945CB98813FD53591FB2DEE8

EBACE845179FD410D01D0E34EE0445E6CD03C4C352720FE2872E2217E6954A41


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.

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

msword.olb

msword.olb

14.0.7162.5000

902,304

11-Sep-2018

07:03

winword.exe

winword.exe

14.0.7258.5000

1,432,176

27-Aug-2020

12:57

wordicon.exe

wordicon.exe

14.0.7120.5000

1,859,240

11-Sep-2018

05:21

wrd12cnv.dll

wordcnv.dll

14.0.7258.5000

5,486,184

27-Aug-2020

12:55

wwlib.dll

wwlib.dll

14.0.7258.5000

19,052,136

27-Aug-2020

12:57

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

msword.olb

msword.olb

14.0.7162.5000

902,304

11-Sep-2018

07:03

winword.exe

winword.exe

14.0.7258.5000

1,433,192

27-Aug-2020

12:57

wordicon.exe

wordicon.exe

14.0.7120.5000

1,859,240

11-Sep-2018

05:21

wrd12cnv.dll

wordcnv.dll

14.0.7258.5000

6,843,496

27-Aug-2020

12:55

wwlib.dll

wwlib.dll

14.0.7258.5000

24,543,856

27-Aug-2020

12:57

Information about protection and security

Protect yourself online: Windows Security support

Learn how we guard against cyber threats: Microsoft Security

Need more help?

Expand your skills
Explore Training
Get new features first
Join Microsoft Insiders

Was this information helpful?

What affected your experience?

Any additional feedback? (Optional)

Thank you for your feedback!

×