MS15-012: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office could allow remote code execution: February 10, 2015

Applies to: Excel 2013Microsoft Office Excel 2007SharePoint Server 2010 More

Introduction


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office 2010 that could allow remote code execution if an attacker convinces a user to open or preview a specially crafted Office file in an affected version of Office software. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user.

Summary


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-012. Learn more about how to obtain the fixes that are included in this security bulletin: 

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Known issues and additional information about this security update

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed under each article link.
  • 2920753 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Microsoft Excel 2013: February 10, 2015
  • 2920788 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Microsoft Excel 2007: February 10, 2015
  • 2920791 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2007: February 10, 2015
  • 2920810 MS15-012: Description of the security update for SharePoint Server 2010: February 10, 2015
  • 2956058 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Office 2010: February 10, 2015
  • 2956066 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Word 2010: February 10, 2015
  • 2956070 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Office Web Apps 2010: February 10, 2015
  • 2956073 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Office 2010 Proofing Tools: February 10, 2015
  • 2956081 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Microsoft Excel 2010: February 10, 2015
  • 2956092 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Word Viewer: February 10, 2015
  • 2956097 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3: February 10, 2015
  • 2956098 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Office Compatibility Pack SP3: February 10, 2015
  • 2956099 MS15-012: Description of the security update for Word 2007: February 10, 2015