Description of the security update for Office 2016: January 9, 2018

Applies to: Office Professional Plus 2016Office Professional 2016Office Standard 2016

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 the vulnerabilities, go to the following Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE).


Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of 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 Determining your Office version).

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: January 9, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4011262.

File hash information

Package Name Package Hash SHA 1 Package Hash SHA 2
eqnedt322016-kb4011574-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 31B6602B668CC588DD903F6DA78ED2BB20DE1352 7B638360FD3087B026497D105F8D150537A00CD31E1E7571AE0407E7EE341642
eqnedt322016-kb4011574-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 39252D2D875A251FA236DDC1A8EB325511EB3706 75E25597BEE1495852B3E0F7D045451208FA3F9843ED6DFDFF2760EA574D18B0

File information

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). 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 the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

How to get help and support for this security update


Help for installing updates: Windows Update FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support

Propose a feature or provide feedback on Office Core: Office User Voice portal