Summary

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-2018-8573.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Word 2016 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2016. It doesn't apply to the Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home (see Determining your Office version).

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains improvements and fixes for the following nonsecurity issues:

  • The custom dictionary can't be set through Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). The macro command runs, but the default dictionary isn't changed.

  • When you insert an Adobe Reader OLE object in 64-bit Microsoft Word 2016 through¬†Insert->Object->Object, the icon for the 32-bit Adobe Reader isn't displayed correctly in the Object dialog box.

  • This update adds translations for all languages of Word 2016.

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 stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalogwebsite.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the stand-alone 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: November 13, 2018.


Security update replacement information


This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4461449.


File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

word2016-kb4461504-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

1D02C4ED683CF4A5296C29CEA7944895B65D1F66

9460A1F1F6233198AF13F1A942B31D7DFA6C403917A55724AE48B31C7FF036C9

word2016-kb4461504-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

8D099E8141278EEAD7139912556500A535A95B65

A151158AAB79F10D77D173FB206628E4098F8DAF5AA3A23CCAE522574290FEAC

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. 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

wwintl.dll_1025

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

822024

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1026

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

818952

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1029

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

874768

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1030

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

805968

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1031

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

886352

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1032

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

876104

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_3082

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

845904

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1061

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

769096

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1035

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

816712

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1036

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

882248

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1037

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

760392

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1081

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

863304

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1050

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

829008

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1038

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

884808

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1057

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

777288

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1040

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

836872

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1041

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

788560

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1087

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

878864

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1042

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

781904

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1063

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

835152

17-Oct-18

04:24

wwintl.dll_1062

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

822856

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1086

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

780872

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1044

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

794696

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1043

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

834120

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1045

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

850512

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1046

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

851744

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_2070

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

859728

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1048

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

894544

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1049

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

808016

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1051

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

889424

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1060

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

819784

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_2074

wwintl.dll

16.0.4765.1000

816400

17-Oct-18

06:24

wwintl.dll_9242

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

816200

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1053

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

801360

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1054

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

823376

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1055

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

880208

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1058

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

818440

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1066

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

910920

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_2052

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

695560

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwintl.dll_1028

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

704264

17-Oct-18

04:25

pdfreflow.exe

pdfreflow.exe

16.0.4762.1000

10303592

16-Oct-18

01:23

wwintl.dll_1033

wwintl.dll

16.0.4765.1000

698952

16-Oct-18

01:22

winword.exe

winword.exe

16.0.4771.1000

1935944

17-Oct-18

04:22

wrd12cnv.dll

wordcnv.dll

16.0.4771.1000

9166088

17-Oct-18

04:22

wwlib.dll

wwlib.dll

16.0.4771.1000

29601544

17-Oct-18

04:22

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

calligra.dll

calligra.dll

16.0.4528.1000

338688

17-Oct-18

06:44

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1025

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

942856

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1025

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

942856

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1026

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

897800

17-Oct-18

04:22

wwintl.dll_1026

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

897800

17-Oct-18

04:22

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1029

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

953416

17-Oct-18

04:22

wwintl.dll_1029

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

953416

17-Oct-18

04:22

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1030

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

884808

17-Oct-18

04:22

wwintl.dll_1030

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

884808

17-Oct-18

04:22

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1031

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

965384

17-Oct-18

04:22

wwintl.dll_1031

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

965384

17-Oct-18

04:22

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1032

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

955152

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1032

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

955152

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_3082

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

924936

17-Oct-18

04:22

wwintl.dll_3082

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

924936

17-Oct-18

04:22

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1061

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

848144

17-Oct-18

04:22

wwintl.dll_1061

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

848144

17-Oct-18

04:22

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1035

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

895560

17-Oct-18

04:22

wwintl.dll_1035

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

895560

17-Oct-18

04:22

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1036

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

961312

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1036

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

961312

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1037

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

881224

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1037

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

881224

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1081

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

942152

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1081

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

942152

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1050

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

907848

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1050

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

907848

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1038

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

963848

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1038

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

963848

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1057

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

856328

17-Oct-18

04:22

wwintl.dll_1057

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

856328

17-Oct-18

04:22

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1040

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

915536

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1040

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

915536

17-Oct-18

04:23

wac.word.wwintl.dll_1041

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

867600

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1041

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

867600

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1041

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

867600

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1087

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

957520

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1087

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

957520

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1042

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

860944

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1042

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

860944

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1063

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

914184

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1063

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

914184

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1062

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

901904

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1062

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

901904

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1086

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

859720

17-Oct-18

04:22

wwintl.dll_1086

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

859720

17-Oct-18

04:22

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1044

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

874248

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1044

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

874248

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1043

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

913480

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1043

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

913480

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1045

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

929552

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1045

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

929552

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1046

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

931088

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1046

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

931088

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_2070

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

938568

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_2070

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

938568

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1048

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

973384

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1048

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

973384

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1049

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

886856

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1049

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

886856

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1051

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

968464

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1051

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

968464

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1060

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

898824

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1060

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

898824

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_2074

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

895048

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_2074

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

895048

17-Oct-18

04:23

wac.word.wwintl.dll_9242

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

895048

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_9242

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

895048

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_9242

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

895048

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1053

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

880904

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1053

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

880904

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1054

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

902424

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1054

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

902424

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1055

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

959256

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1055

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

959256

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1058

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

897304

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1058

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

897304

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1066

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

990000

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1066

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

990000

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_2052

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

774424

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_2052

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

774424

17-Oct-18

04:23

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1028

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

783128

17-Oct-18

04:23

wwintl.dll_1028

wwintl.dll

16.0.4771.1000

783128

17-Oct-18

04:23

pdfreflow.exe

pdfreflow.exe

16.0.4762.1000

15916848

16-Oct-18

01:34

wac.word.wwintl.dll_1033

wwintl.dll

16.0.4765.1000

778528

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1033

wwintl.dll

16.0.4765.1000

778528

16-Oct-18

01:29

wwintl.dll_1033

wwintl.dll

16.0.4765.1000

778528

16-Oct-18

01:29

winword.exe

winword.exe

16.0.4771.1000

1939016

17-Oct-18

04:25

wrd12cnv.dll

wordcnv.dll

16.0.4771.1000

11868440

17-Oct-18

04:25

wwlib.dll

wwlib.dll

16.0.4771.1000

37219400

17-Oct-18

04:25

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