MS16-004: Description of the security update for the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite: January 12, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-004.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 3 for the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite installed on the computer.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see KB3124585.


How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available from Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.

More Information

Known issues in this security update

  • After you install this security update, you have problems that affect your Access database if you use certain Windows common controls. Specifically, these problems occur if you use the controls that are associated with the MSCOMCTL.OCX file that's updated in the security update. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    3139567 Error messages or Access crashes after you install security update MS16-004

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article KB3124585.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released update KB2817330.

File hash information

Package NamePackage Hash SHA 1Package Hash SHA 2
mscomctlocx2007-kb2881067-fullfile-x86-glb.exeC344F87D370795F473587B07D958D47F56D43F78A75A568C203AFA7DA7D44233BD0727AD5EBFF63F54CB43D23309CDA393FF4607

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Article ID: 2881067 - Last Review: Feb 18, 2016 - Revision: 1

2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 3

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