MS16-054: Security update for Office: May 10, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Office. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-054.

More information about this security update

The following articles contain more information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. These articles may contain known issue information.

Nonsecurity-related fixes and improvements that are included in this security update

  • Translates the extension parts of contact card and phone number in multiple languages to make sure that the meaning is accurate.
  • This update adds support for Javanese Script.
  • Contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issues:


    • Assume that you have a document that's digitally signed and the document has controls that's bound to the document metadata. After the document metadata is updated, Word 2013 still considers the document signature as valid.
    • After you enable and disable Split window for a document that has an ActiveX control in Word 2013, Word 2013 crashes.
    • When you scroll through a document that has an ActiveX control in Word 2013, the ActiveX control is switched to design mode.
    • After you compare or combine two versions of a document that are coauthored by different coauthors in Word 2013, some or even all OLE objects are marked as changed.
    • Lync 2013 (Skype for Business) doesn't show the extension of the telephone number of an Outlook contact. For example, only "(xxx) xxx-xxxx" is displayed if the telephone number is "(xxx) xxx-xxxx; xxxx."
    • You experience the following issues with SharePoint document versions if there's no Internet connection but only intranet connection: The check in, check-out and versioning features do not work. When you open a checked-out document, the check in button isn't visible. When you select an earlier version in the version history, the version isn't opened. After you save and close an edited document, the check in dialog isn't popped-up.

    • When you set accounts by using ADAL on third-party secure token services that aren't enabled for Windows Authentication in Outlook 2013, Outlook 2013 doesn't prompt for credentials.
    • Assume that you have a document that's digitally signed and the document has controls that's bound to the document metadata. After the document metadata is updated, Word 2016 still considers the document signature is valid.
    • Hebrew characters in footnote references are reversed in Word 2016.
    • When you paste mixed RTL and LTR plain text into a document in Word 2016, punctuation might appear on the wrong side of words.
    • Sometimes Word 2016 does not show a MacroButton field, and shows the following message instead:

      Display text cannot span more than one line!

    • After you enable and disable Split window for a document that has an ActiveX control in Word 2016, Word 2016 crashes.
    • Word 2016 may crash if a list item begins with a diacritic, and the list uses a space (instead of a tab) for indentation.
    • After you compare or combine two versions of a document that are coauthored by different coauthors in Word 2016, all OLE objects are marked as changed.
    • Autocorrect changes incorrect characters in the presence of diacritic in Word 2016.
    • Sometimes Word 2016 shows numbers incorrectly when the Numeral setting is set to Context in the Word Option dialog box.
    • When you scroll through a document that has an ActiveX control in Word 2016, the ActiveX control is switched to design mode.
    • The Send as PDF function is unavailable in Reading mode in SharePoint Server 2016.
    • Some symbol characters are changed to "1" unexpectedly in the following scenarios: You send a RTF format email message that contains some symbol characters in Outlook 2016. You copy and paste some symbol characters in Word 2016.

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Article ID: 3155544 - Last Review: Jan 22, 2017 - Revision: 2

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