MS14-024: Description of the security update for Office 2013: May 13, 2014

Applies to: Office Home and Business 2013Office Home and Student 2013Office Home and Student 2013 RT More

INTRODUCTION


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-024. To learn more about this security bulletin:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting

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

Local support according to your country:
International Support

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. If this behavior occurs, you will receive a message 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.

See Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer for more information.

Security update replacement information

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

Removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or 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 2013. 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 of this issue.

For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

903771 Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates

File information

The English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Microsoft Office 2013 (32-bit versions)
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Global_controls_mscomct2ocx_f0.3207d1b6_80e5_11d2_b95d_006097c4de246.01.9839660,12025-Apr-201408:23
Microsoft Office 2013 (64-bit versions)
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Global_controls_mscomct2ocx_f0.3207d1b6_80e5_11d2_b95d_006097c4de246.01.9839660,12025-Apr-201408:23