MS15-116: Description of the security update for Project 2010: November 10, 2015


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-116.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Project 2010 installed on the computer. After you apply this security update, you may see a popup window that states that a website wants to open web content in protected mode in Internet Explorer. See Updates to change the way that Internet Explorer interacts with features in Microsoft Office applications for more information.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3104540.

Improvements and fixes

This update also contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issue:
When you view the physical "% complete" field on an inserted project summary task in a master project, the value doesn't always reflect the same value on the project summary task in the sub project. In addition, if you open the master project and the sub project isn't in memory, the physical "% value" is displayed as "0%."

How to get 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 get 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 3104540.
File information
How to get help and support for this security update

Article ID: 3085614 - Last Review: Feb 15, 2017 - Revision: 2

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