Description of the security update for Word 2007: December 12, 2017


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 ADV170021.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 3 for the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite 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: December 12, 2017.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the previously released update KB 4011266.

File hash information

Package Name Package Hash SHA 1 Package Hash SHA 2
word2007-kb4011608-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 73E7D6D469D1B734F49D413DBEF3512BCE4A5CFD BE80B8A827598F9D7F24C296A3F60EC12EC8C3088191761D3AA741FC943FB860

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 Word 2007

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Winword.exe 12.0.6782.5000 419,008 16-Nov-2017 15:16 x86
Wwlib.dll 12.0.6782.5000 17,823,936 16-Nov-2017 15:16 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