Description of the security update for Office 2010: April 14, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2

Summary


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists in Microsoft Word software if it does not correctly handle objects in memory. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-0980.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2010. It doesn't apply to the Office 2010 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student (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: April 14, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4484237.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
KB24286772010-kb4484294-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 9FA237291C6DC0AC381F7DBEB24E41F608996DF3 36060E3EFCFC2F738A487619F7031D5226CD1DC07235592B04341FE4016D772E
KB24286772010-kb4484294-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 0FE68123AAEC66F9AB0C086D5A2DEEE273CF58E4 A30EBE99D3F48A80C2DDDD18CD039EF5BD12F071EA6A3034A3A2B51C68911603


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.

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