Description of the security update for Word Viewer: October 10, 2017


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-11826.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 3 for Microsoft Word Viewer 2003 installed on the computer.

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: October 10, 2017.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB3203393.

File hash information

Package Name Package Hash SHA 1 Package Hash SHA 2
office-kb4011236-fullfile-enu.exe 5274D98B5AEEC574E204673BD320F8B50C22D57F 022C96B5256C243A2DE87704B986D777EA72C8A75B0744BF9B49B5D9B74536EA

File information

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Wdvprtid.xml Not Applicable 79,708 11-Dec-2009 20:51 Not Applicable
Wordview.exe 11.0.8444.0 8,823,008 04-Oct-2017 22:10 x86

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 Core: Office User Voice portal