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-2018-8156.
Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Project Server 2013 installed on the computer.
Improvements and fixes
After you publish a project plan, you look at the Manage Queue Jobs page and find that the ManagedModeTaskSynchronization job has failed, and you see error details similar to the following:
GeneralQueueJobFailed (26000) - ManagedModeTaskSynchronization.SynchronizeTaskListInManagedModeMessage.
- The title on a Project Detail Page shows the "&" (ampersand) character displayed as "&".
When you try to open a project from the Project Center while using Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7, you receive the following error message:
Action Not available. Project Professional needs to be installed to open the project. Install project and try again.
Status managers see the following error message in the status updates history page:
Consider the following scenario:
- As a team member, you open your timesheet and enter work for two adjacent days.
- On the first day, you set the actual work value back to zero.
- On the first day, you set 8 hours of non-working time on an administrator task (for example, vacation)
- You send a status update for approval.
- You open the previous week timesheet.
- You enter actual work values.
- You send the timesheet for approval, and the status manager approves it.
- This update fixes the CRTL+S keyboard shortcut save functionality on Project Detail Pages for the Arabic, Finish, and Portuguese versions.
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.
Security update deployment information
For deployment information about this update, see security update deployment information: May 8, 2018.
Security update replacement information
This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4018305.
File hash information
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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 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: TechNet 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
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