MS15-116: Description of the security update for Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2013: November 10, 2015

Summary

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 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installed on the computer.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see KB3104540.


Improvements and fixes

This update contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issue: 
When you sort the column of a pivot table that contains more than 1,020 rows in Excel 2013, the data isn't sorted.

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 KB3104540.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released update KB3085568.

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in update KB3101364, download the file information for update KB3101364.
How to obtain help and support for this security update
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Article ID: 3101364 - Last Review: Feb 15, 2017 - Revision: 2

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1, Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2013

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