MS15-070: Description of the security update for Word 2010: July 14, 2015

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-070.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see KB3072620 .

Improvements and fixes

This update also contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issue:
After you send an email message that has HTML format or save an email message to an HTML file in Outlook, the custom format of the content is changed unexpectedly. This issue occurs if the content is copied from a document in Word 2010.
BUG #: 901806 (Office14)

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available from Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.

More Information

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article KB3072620 .

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the previously released update KB3054842 .
File information
How to obtain help and support for this security update
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Article ID: 3054973 - Last Review: Jul 14, 2015 - Revision: 1

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