Description of the security update for Office 2013: January 9, 2018

Applies to: Microsoft Office 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 ADV180003 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2018-0795.

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 improvements and fixes for the following nonsecurity issues.

  • This update fixes the following issues in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013:

    • Insert online pictures from OneDrive is not available.
    • When you try to insert an online picture or an online video by using the Insert Online Pictures or Insert Online Video menu, the contents do not load in the dialog boxes as expected. Instead, they load in browser windows.
  • This update adds support for Office add-ins that are signed by using catalog signatures in Office 2013.

  • This update improves translations for messages when you try to edit a document that is locked by another user. This update applies to Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional versions of Office 2013.

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 4011103.

File hash information

Package Name Package Hash SHA 1 Package Hash SHA 2
mso2013-kb4011636-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 7BA827BD98A95ACD85F3209084ABAE5F95063401 3B2EB39244B85807339740D5D18F9D978E17C760504DB1777C44BC42019BF189
mso2013-kb4011636-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 733F3B0D5598490F51AAB73170977B5553438177 97A7C86461A96F160E2BC17F2F812A22C799922811334E0605A055C4B0FDC5C6

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 Core: Office User Voice portal