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 Security Bulletin MS15-116.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer. After you apply this security update, you may see a popup window that states that a website wants to open web content in protected mode in Internet Explorer. See Updates to change the way that Internet Explorer interacts with features in Microsoft Office applications for more information.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3104540.

Improvements and fixes

This update also contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issue:

After you set the OverrideDisableAllActiveX Group Policy setting, you can't run the trusted WebBrowser ActiveX control or import wizard in Access 2010 even though you set the DisableAllActiveX Group Policy setting. Additionally, you receive the following error message in the import wizard:

There is no object in this control.

This issue occurs after you apply the March 10, 2015, update for Access 2010 (KB 2837601). The Group Policy setting is set under the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\Common\Security

How to obtain 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 turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain 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 Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3104540.

The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

For all supported x86-based versions of Access 2010

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

accicons.exe

accicons.exe

14.0.7120.5000

1,450,152

05-Mar-2014

06:06

accwiz.dll

accwiz.dll

14.0.7162.5000

165,064

13-Oct-2015

06:43

msacc.olb

msacc.olb

14.0.7162.5000

678,080

13-Oct-2015

06:43

msaccess.exe

msaccess.exe

14.0.7162.5001

13,792,936

21-Oct-2015

09:17

msaccess.man

msaccess.exe.manifest

1,376

13-Oct-2015

06:30

msaexp30.dll

msaexp30.dll

14.0.7162.5000

62,664

14-Oct-2015

10:59

soa.dll

soa.dll

14.0.7162.5001

525,528

21-Oct-2015

09:17

For all supported x64-based versions of Access 2010

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

accicons.exe

accicons.exe

14.0.7120.5000

1,450,152

05-Mar-2014

06:06

accwiz.dll

accwiz.dll

14.0.7162.5000

211,656

14-Oct-2015

09:40

acwzlib.accde

acwzlib.accde

2,080,768

30-Oct-2012

05:00

msacc.olb

msacc.olb

14.0.7162.5000

678,080

14-Oct-2015

09:40

msaccess.exe

msaccess.exe

14.0.7162.5001

19,648,680

21-Oct-2015

09:21

msaccess.man

msaccess.exe.manifest

1,382

14-Oct-2015

09:28

msaexp30.dll

msaexp30.dll

14.0.7162.5000

83,144

14-Oct-2015

11:00

soa.dll

soa.dll

14.0.7162.5001

692,440

21-Oct-2015

09:21


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