MS15-070: Description of the security update for Excel 2010: July 14, 2015
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Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2Microsoft Excel 2010
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.
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:
DRM can be unlocked unexpectedly if a user has "Save" rights.
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.
The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
For all supported x86-based versions of Excel 2010
For all supported x64-based versions of Excel 2010