Description of the security update for Publisher 2013: April 14, 2020

Applies to: Publisher 2013

Summary


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists if Microsoft Office incorrectly loads arbitrary type libraries. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-0760.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home (see What version of Office am I using?).

Known issues


Some types of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) references might be affected by this update. For more information, see FAQ for VBA solutions affected by April 2020 Office security updates.

Note This change in behavior is caused by a design change in Office. The new behavior is by design. Therefore, a fix is not necessary and no mitigation will be provided.

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 standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the standalone 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: April 14, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 3085561.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
publisher2013-kb3162033-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 67CC44172259078180F2A0BEBCA0D2E53BA1BFFB B8AC7CDF53A345D3D78E1901C16ED1C4AB7B31195987973AB33DED54BC41B990
publisher2013-kb3162033-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 76550568FBA91904B4DC4F8ECC817B302857FDD1 0DBF42D11D85E378F1D5493B162DABA7E9ECD42EB94A5723D4437AFFA7BAB7C1


File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

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