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

Applies to: Microsoft Word 2010

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 MS16-004.

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

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft 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 KB3101532.

File hash information

Package NamePackage Hash SHA 1Package Hash SHA 2
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word2010-kb3114557-fullfile-x86-glb.exe7B53FA78E193079E9AC0C8B98AD9FDD024D17BD9CA1F6ADE95073C11917D84B14186A8CAE1B08E5A035157CFD64832AB3F83BC6B