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 MS17-014.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 3 for the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite installed on the computer.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4013241.

Improvements and fixes

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

  • When you use the Allow Users to Edit Ranges function to add a user to a range of data in Microsoft Excel, Excel may crash.

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 Catalog website.

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 Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4013241.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB3128022.

File hash information

Package Name

Package Hash SHA 1

Package Hash SHA 2

xlconv2007-kb3178677-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

19B15E66CA9D60AF00989B9D354300596F3B9D87

672B1FE058077D847FA6B9EA0F05A5D229711C01DBDF3D7BB6D9506D955A1D8E

File information

The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.


For all supported x86-based versions of Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

xl12cnv.exe

excelcnv.exe|excelconv.exe

12.0.6765.5000

15,162,072

16-Feb-2017

10:09

How to get help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Windows Update FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting

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