Description of the security update for Word 2013: November 14, 2017

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1Word 2013

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 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures ADV170020.

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 Determining your Office version).

Improvements and fixes


This security update contains the following improvements and fixes the following nonsecurity issues:
  • Assume that you have Office Web Apps Server 2013 installed. In the on-premises version of Microsoft Word Online and Microsoft PowerPoint Online, decimal values are truncated in a chart axis or data label.
  • Improve performance in transforming text and styles programmability.

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: November 14, 2017.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4011232.

File hash information

Package Name Package Hash SHA 1 Package Hash SHA 2
word2013-kb4011250-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 6BDCBA1A7E0515A8EDC3289151AB80438699587A 8281E7E180CBA487A61266AE4E8A99129869E83676D7720A4588EBF963656B05
word2013-kb4011250-fullfile-x86-glb.exe C3AF841B9BD80D27A63FC0D894410758BBC24F44 737471889939934337C281ED6001BD9D2057F522241D5CAEF0D539726BF5EDF7

File information

The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file 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.

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: Office User Voice portal