MS15-046: Description of the security update for SharePoint Server 2010 Excel Services: May 12, 2015

Applies to: Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2010


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-046. To view the complete security bulletin, go to 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 Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
International Support

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Download information

This update is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.

More information about this security update

Note After you install this security update on all Microsoft SharePoint servers and SharePoint services, you have to run the PSconfig tool to complete the installation.

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To install this security update, you must have SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed on the computer.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.

In some cases, this security update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this security 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.

See Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer for more information.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the security update 2826029.

Removal information

This security update cannot be removed.