Description of the security update for Office 2016: October 10, 2017

Applies to: Office Professional Plus 2016Office Professional 2016Office Standard 2016 More

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 advisory ADV170017.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Office 2016 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2016. It doesn't apply to the Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (Determining your Office version)

How to get 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 get security updates automatically, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

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

More Information


Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see security update deployment information: October 10, 2017.

Security update replacement information

This security update doesn't replace any previously released update.

File hash information

Package name Package hash SHA 1 Package hash SHA 2
osetup2016-kb2920723-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 8BA06728EE913FA3B7FA3A5CC2704B1A23BC7FE2 287E39626D7154DA7823DBEC835CBCD00D56ADE7C996878373DBD673ED5DBC31
osetup2016-kb2920723-fullfile-x86-glb.exe E58988729B3965495BC6437507F2F6BB9B9B8C04 4854693BAFF85B530D5FFDD179A9525FA2CE0050BA916CDCDCD4AF531CF17882

File information

The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

For all supported x86-based versions of Office 2016

File identifier File name File version File size Date Time
osetup.dll osetup.dll 16.0.4600.1000 9854160 14-Sep-17 12:59

For all supported x64-based versions of Office 2016

File identifier File name File version File size Date Time
osetup.dll osetup.dll 16.0.4600.1000 12366528 14-Sep-17 01:00

How to get help and support for this security update


Help for installing updates: Windows Update FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support

Propose a feature or provide feedback on Office: Office User Voice portal