This update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened in an affected version of Office.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-017. Learn more about how to obtain the fixes 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 MS14-017 on the Security TechCenter website.
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security support and troubleshooting
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
More information about this security update
Installation informationNote After you install this security update on all SharePoint Server-based servers and SharePoint services, you must run the PSconfig tool to complete the installation process.
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 for more information.