Description of the security update for Excel Viewer 2007: January 9, 2018


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-2018-0796.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 3 for Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2007 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: January 9, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4011206.

File hash information

Package Name Package Hash SHA 1 Package Hash SHA 2
xlview2007-kb4011606-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 22690F06E03EFAE5FC633AC91B9BDD68F13C20ED 4B425A6534C51CC06D50F90D8DDEDBCFE7A446803C01A9B5D7E9BD9932F59807

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.

For all supported x86-based versions of Excel Viewer 2007

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Xlview-x-none.xml Not applicable 19,987 14-Dec-2017 15:36 Not applicable
Xlview.exe 12.0.6784.5000 13,263,072 14-Dec-2017 05:43 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

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