Description of the security update for Project 2013: April 14, 2020

Applies to: Project 2013 StandardProject Professional 2013


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists if Microsoft Office incorrectly loads arbitrary type libraries. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-0760.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home (see What version of Office am I using?).

Known issues

Some types of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) references might be affected by this update. For more information, see FAQ for VBA solutions affected by April 2020 Office security updates.

Note This change in behavior is caused by a design change in Office. The new behavior is by design. Therefore, a fix is not necessary and no mitigation will be provided.

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 4464548.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
project2013-kb4484125-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 1DE0F280749807C6FCC7E407B3112B54F91021C5 F8DE8E46EB0F82CCFAAA1B5113AA8E25AA003FD17614082404BFFB962D2974F8
project2013-kb4484125-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 5DF48C0785686A7DA26FEE8324679758B8CE5702 F190C2E23B57C735C9D81319B33890538EA3A8A88A910FADFC5E84718AE0F306

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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