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-2017-0254 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-0281.

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.

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 security update deployment information: May 9, 2017.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces security update.

File hash information

Package name

Package hash SHA 1

Package hash SHA 2

riched202007-kb2596904-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

0561E4AA59DDF1B985DAF084EA330B41278E1BEC

9B97A3EE6CBCDF8B78A79FC7510D3F088AD4E2A2AB8D38D675C656665A7C2F35

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 2007 Microsoft Office Suite

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

riched20.dll_0001

riched20.dll

12.0.6768.5000

1,073,360

12-Apr-2017

10:38

How to get help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

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Local support according to your country: International Support

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