Cumulative update packages for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 contain hotfixes for the issues that were fixed since the release of SharePoint Server 2013. This update has a prerequisite.
Note This is build 15.0.4859.1000 of the cumulative update package.
We recommend that you test those hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and security updates that were included with the previous SharePoint Server 2013 update package releases.
Important notes about the cumulative update package
The Microsoft Office 2013 hotfixes are now multilingual. This cumulative update package contains updates for all languages.
This cumulative update package includes all the server component packages. Additionally, this cumulative update package updates only those components that are installed on the system.
Improvements and issues that this cumulative update fixes
This cumulative update package includes cloud hybrid search capability to SharePoint Server 2013. Learn about cloud hybrid search for SharePoint.
This update also fixes the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
How to get the cumulative update package
This update is available only for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center.
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Cumulative update package information
Hotfixes that are included in this cumulative update package This cumulative update package contains all the .msp files that we released as hotfixes or as public updates that target SharePoint Server 2013. This update package also targets SharePoint Foundation 2013. Therefore, you don't have to install those packages separately.
PrerequisitesTo apply this cumulative update, you must have Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1 installed.
Restart requirementYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.
Learn about the standard terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates. The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office.
For the list of files that cumulative update KB3118279 contains, download the file information for update KB3118279.