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-2017-0281.
Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Office 2016 installed on the computer.
Improvements and fixes
This security update contains the following improvements:
Translates some terms in multiple languages to make sure that the meaning is accurate.
This security update fixes the following nonsecurity issues:
- There is no option to update a sender's certificate in the saved contacts.
When you select Open on the File menu in Excel 2016, Excel 2016 may crash intermittently.
Security update deployment information
For deployment information about this update, see security update deployment information: May 9, 2017.
Security update replacement information
This security update replaces the following previously released security update:
3178702 Description of the security update for Office 2016: April 11, 2017
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