MS17-002: Description of the security update for Word 2016: January 10, 2017

Applies to: Word 2016

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 MS17-002.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Word 2016 installed on the computer.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3214291.

How to get and install the update


Method 1: Microsoft Update 

This update is available through Windows 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 Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3214291.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 3118331.

File hash information

Package namePackage hash SHA 1Package hash SHA 2
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word2016-kb3128057-fullfile-x64-glb.exeC1C23E42F02220D940EE182A9A322EEDD54769DFD4A4A221633A232BC343F26D90BB4BBA6311CE6E217B0933089B627E431C7A23