MS16-004: Description of the security update for Office 2010: January 12, 2016

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 MS16-004.

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

For a complete list of affected versions of Office software, see KB3124585.


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 KB3124585.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released update KB3114403.

File hash information

Package NamePackage Hash SHA 1Package Hash SHA 2
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How to obtain help and support for this security update
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Article ID: 3114554 - Last Review: Jan 12, 2016 - Revision: 1

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