MS15-059: Description of the security update for Office 2013: June 9, 2015

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-059. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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Issue that is fixed in this security update

This security update also contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issue:
  • If you sign in to Windows by using Live ID, you receive a sign-in error message when you first try to insert a Microsoft Office 2013 add-in from the Office store. Additionally, the add-in does not activate after you enter Live ID information.

More information about this security update

Download information

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. To install the security update, follow the installation instructions on the download page.

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To apply this update, you must have Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 installed.

Restart requirements

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this security update.

Security update replacement information

This security update does not replaces previously released update.

Removal information

Note We do not recommend that you remove any security update.

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Microsoft Office. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update by using the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes of this issue.

Learn about the ability to uninstall Office updates .