Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2010: September 12, 2017

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2PowerPoint 2010


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 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-8742.

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

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains improvements for the following nonsecurity issue:
  • Improve Microsoft PowerPoint's ability to coauthor with future versions of PowerPoint.

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 Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: 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 security update deployment information: September 12, 2017.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the previously released update 3118378.

File hash information

Package Name Package Hash SHA 1 Package Hash SHA 2
powerpoint2010-kb3128027-fullfile-x86-glb.exe A346E17795A4DD2C66DB6ADED26DCD6921844D4C BB55622535009B9DAE45CFC0E324ABE6DD5FC1E1BA6EEC08A3A2A06FF2F49624
powerpoint2010-kb3128027-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 918DFFF3E82B11435CEFED5A4C2DBD297FE94532 D87D7E3F54147C101E2610A4D71664076ED18D448910CAFE7638D3BE08ADF6DB

File information

How to get help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Windows Update FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support

Propose a feature or provide feedback on Office: Office User Voice portal