MS13-084: Description of the security update for Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2013: October 8, 2013

INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-084. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites: 

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
International Support

More information about this security update

Note After you install this security update on all SharePoint servers, you have to run the PSconfig tool to complete the installation.

Prerequisites to apply this security update

There are no prerequisites for installing this security update.

Restart information

You 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. In this case, a message is displayed that advises you to restart.

To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, you should stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update. For more information about why you may be prompted to restart the computer, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
887012  Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer

Security update replacement information

This security update does not replace a previously released security update.

Removal information

This security update cannot be removed.
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