MS15-110: Description of the security update for Excel 2010: October 13, 2015

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2Excel 2010

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 MS15-110.

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

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see KB3096440 .

Improvements and fixes

This update also contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issue:
After you move a chart from a worksheet to another worksheet in Excel 2010, alternative title and description are blank.

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 KB3096440 .

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released update KB3085526 .