This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if an attacker convinces a user to open or preview a specially crafted Microsoft Word file in an affected version of Office.
Improvements and fixesThis security update also contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issues:
- Incoming email messages are not processed if the Sandboxed Solutions Resource Quota value for the site collection is set to 0.
- When you open a page that contains multiple value lookup fields, you receive the following error message: Sorry, something went wrong Attempted to use an object that has ceased to exist. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80030102 (STG_E_REVERTED))
- Assume that you use the IfHasRights function to customize a Data Form Web Part (DFWP). When you save the form and go to the form in browser, you receive the following error message:Unable to display this Web Part. To troubleshoot the problem, open this Web page in a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible HTML editor such as Microsoft SharePoint Designer. If the problem persists, contact your Web server administrator.
Microsoft has released security bulletins MS15-046 and MS15-047. Learn more about how to obtain the fixes that are included in this security bulletin:
- For individual, small business, and organizational users, use the Windows automatic updating feature to install the fixes from Microsoft Update. To do this, see Get security updates automatically on the Microsoft Safety and Security Center website.
- For IT professionals, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-046 and Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-047 on the Security TechCenter website.
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security support and troubleshooting
Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center
Local support according to your country: International support
More information about this security updateNote After you install this security update on all SharePoint servers and SharePoint services, you have to run the PSconfig tool to complete the installation.
Restart informationYou 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.