This security update resolves a vulnerability that could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened in an affected edition of Microsoft Office.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-082. Learn more about how to obtain the fixes that are included in this security bulletin:
- For individual, small business, and organizational users, use the Windows automatic updating feature to install the fixes from Microsoft Update. To do this, see Get security updates automatically on the Microsoft Safety and Security Center website.
- For IT professionals, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-082 on the Security TechCenter website.
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
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Known issues with this security update
- After you install this security update, you may receive an error message that resembles any of the following when you insert a Forms ActiveX control (forms3) into an Office document, or when you edit the properties of a control:
Visio cannot insert this control because its TypeInfo did not merge correctly. Ensure all parameter types are VBA friendly. Delete TEMP *.exd file if necessary.ORObject library invalid or contains references to object definitions that could not be found.ORCannot insert object.Note In this error message, the Forms text may also be replaced by the GUID of the control.The program used to create this object is Forms. That program is either not installed on your computer or it is not responding. To edit this object, install Forms or ensure that any dialog boxes in Forms are closed.
3025036 "Cannot insert object" error in an ActiveX custom Office solution after you install the MS14-082 security update
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update.
Learn about why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer.
Removal informationNote We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Microsoft Office. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes for this issue.
Learn about the ability to uninstall Office updates .