We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous update package. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains the hotfix that you need.
How to obtain the May 2014 cumulative update packagesA set of supported cumulative update packages are now available from Microsoft. However, each package is intended to correct only the applications that are listed in this article. Apply the packages only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems. If you are not severely affected by any of these problems, we recommend that you wait for the next update package that contains the hotfixes in these cumulative update packages.
Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for a specific cumulative update package. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
Packages that are included in the May 2014 cumulative updateA link to a Microsoft Knowledge Base article that discusses each hotfix will be released as the article becomes available. To obtain a specific hotfix, please contact support and ask for the hotfix by referencing the Knowledge Base article number.
For more information about Office 2013 issues that are fixed in these cumulative update packages, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
Office 2013 client updates
|Hotfix package name||Knowledge Base article number||Product|
2880452 Hotfix 2880452 for Excel 2013 (Excel-x-none.msp): May 13, 2014
2880467 Hotfix 2880467 for Office 2013 (Oart-x-none.msp): May 13, 2014
2880454 Hotfix 2880454 for Office 2013 (Mso-x-none.msp): May 13, 2014
2880450 Hotfix 2880450 for Office 2013 (Excelpp-x-none.msp): May 13, 2014
2767841 Hotfix 2767841 for Office 2013 (Msmipc-x-none.msp): May 13, 2014
2760519 Hotfix 2760519 for Office 2013 (Gkall-x-none.msp): May 13, 2014
2880961 Hotfix 2880961 for Outlook 2013 (Outlook-x-none.msp): May 13, 2014
2880491 Hotfix 2880491 for Word 2013 (Word-x-none.msp): May 13, 2014