MS16-015: Description of the security update for SharePoint Server 2010 Office Web Apps: February 9, 2016

Applies to: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2


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 MS16-015.

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

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3134226.

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains improvements and fixes for the following nonsecurity issues:
  • OneNote 2010 may fail to synchronize a notebook that's shared with OneNote 2016, and you receive a 0xE00001C5 error.
  • An Office add-in that overrides the default functionalities, such as copy and paste, and that uses a delay loading can't be loaded in Office 2010 applications.
  • When you try to use the Save As function to save a document to a WebDAV server in an Office 2010 application, the Office 2010 application may crash. This issue occurs after you install October 13, 2015, update for Office 2010 (KB3055034) or a later version.

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 get security updates automatically, see the "Turn on automatic updating in Control Panel" section of this Safety & Security Center article.

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 3134226.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB3101533.

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