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

Applies to: Microsoft Project Server 2013 Service Pack 1


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-2017-11876.

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

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains improvements and fixes for 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.
  • After you change the SharePoint farm authentication realm, Project Server workflows stop progressing and go into suspended mode.

  • If you don't have permission to approve a timesheet, the browse button in the Confirm Approval dialog displays the following message:


  • If the previous publish failed, the publish of the master project is blocked.

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 3203399.

File hash information

Package Name Package Hash SHA 1 Package Hash SHA 2
pjsrvloc2013-kb4011257-fullfile-x64-glb.exe F7C0C996A5CF534D2F366C0F8883EFC66E8DBFA7 01BC27F5C3C922433153D568E78E4C4D18CDCE0F77A57B25FA69CF1265C100F9

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 SharePoint: SharePoint User Voice portal