Description of the security update for Word 2010: August 13, 2019

Applies to: Microsoft Word 2010Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists in Microsoft Word software if ti does not correctly handle objects in memory. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2019-1201.

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 365 Home (see What version of Office am I using?).

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains a fix for the following nonsecurity issue:

  • Fix: Microsoft Outlook crashes when you open a WebEx meeting invitation.

    Note To fix this issue completely, you have to install KB 4475531 together with this update.

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 13, 2019.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4461619.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
word2010-kb4475533-fullfile-x86-glb.exe EBA570CB5A755B10C7DB9D2253C415E9654B2BA5 211659DF81EE069F317395B9037CFCFAD912141AF1EEC2AEA872FB260E06DD51
word2010-kb4475533-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 46AE211191601D9F50B74BE10F45F53624ADA49F 067DE04B0955EABD8DE5CAB1FFE353FFCEBDD64CB882CB33DBF4A7A5D019D62B

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.

How to get help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Protect yourself online

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

Local support according to your country: International Support