Description of the security update for Excel 2010: August 11, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2Excel 2010

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 these vulnerabilities, see the following security advisories:

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: August 11, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4484415.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
excel2010-kb4484461-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 859A087A81FA170EBC6E373E83419C8B66E7965B B8C5D89131D0B3F655EBE147DC89FD2B63E7DDBF8E85FDB6C8758CC87F8CABBE
excel2010-kb4484461-fullfile-x64-glb.exe A6401C8D258F9B5B5A59023CD27D501BE8823455 73EF12FFEB808CC29786638F48022D579370AB5FD86DFD3BA4510DA2666C98A7


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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