Description of the security update for Office 2016: March 9, 2021 (KB4493200)

Summary

This security update resolves a Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability. To learn more about the vulnerability, see the following security advisories:

Note: To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Microsoft Office 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 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: March 9, 2021 (KB5001208).

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4493168.

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

graph2016-kb4493200-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

16EA72ED5B80C7322012BD884E6E2DFF4764E77B

638967C8E867A3AE94B7B68655A24A2E377B96742CE3731A6B300073899663A8

graph2016-kb4493200-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

37060A5B4721D17363D57ADABE8D30EBA7982454

4C74F595B5B8B7AEA89AF01C5687B15CB6A107E13D43E6B07DC0B87C585B3CAF

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

graph.exe

graph.exe

16.0.5134.1000

4420464

11-Feb-21

01:48

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

graph.exe

graph.exe

16.0.5134.1000

5731192

11-Feb-21

01:51

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