MS14-023: Description of the security update for Office 2010 Proofing Tools: May 13, 2014


This update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution when an Office file that is located in the same network directory as a specially crafted library file is opened.


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-023. Learn more about how to obtain the fixes that are included in this security bulletin: 

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More information about this security update

Known issues with this security update

After you install this security update, you cannot uninstall the Microsoft Simplified Chinese Grammar Checker.

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To apply this security update, you must have Service Pack 1 for Office 2010 installed on the computer.

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, 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 information

You cannot uninstall this security update.

Learn about the ability to uninstall Office updates .

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces security update 2760781 .

Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Proofing Tools