MS13-104: Description of the security update for Office 2013: December 10, 2013

INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-104. To view the complete security bulletin, visit 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 computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:
Virus Solution and Security 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

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.

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 the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, 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 replaces the following security update:
2817491  Description of the Office 2013 update: July 9, 2013

Removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
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Article ID: 2850064 - Last Review: Dec 10, 2013 - Revision: 1

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