Description of the security update for Word 2010: January 9, 2018

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2Microsoft Word 2010

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 the vulnerabilities, go to the following Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE).

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2010. It doesn't apply to the Office 2010 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home (see Determining your Office version) .

Improvements and fixes


This security update contains improvements for the following nonsecurity issue:

  • This update improves Office application startup performance by skipping unnecessary scanning of Microsoft Word documents that are local and not encrypted.

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 4011614.

File hash information

Package Name Package Hash SHA 1 Package Hash SHA 2
word2010-kb4011659-fullfile-x64-glb.exe CB54D3573E9EF487D9D13037A01A784A6102CE6C A3003525A77FB852AD657FF7EA1FA4E8373788843AF9BAE159E50CA8F030D0AA
word2010-kb4011659-fullfile-x86-glb.exe EFCE9AB107923B337A65A818B2BA2CCDB9D2A376 C9404446AC423411E05837AFB228EF76BDD4CEBF2FFCB49B73273ACCE0C1287E

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 2010

File identifier File name File version File size Date Time
msword.olb msword.olb 14.0.7162.5000 902,304 14-Oct-2015 05:59
winword.exe winword.exe 14.0.7192.5000 1,432,224 16-Dec-2017 09:00
wordicon.exe wordicon.exe 14.0.7120.5000 1,859,240 05-Mar-2014 07:06
wrd12cnv.dll wordcnv.dll 14.0.7192.5000 5,483,688 16-Dec-2017 09:26
wwlib.dll wwlib.dll 14.0.7192.5000 19,301,024 16-Dec-2017 09:00

For all supported x64-based versions of Word 2010

File identifier File name File version File size Date Time
msword.olb msword.olb 14.0.7162.5000 902,304 14-Oct-2015 06:03
winword.exe winword.exe 14.0.7192.5000 1,433,248 16-Dec-2017 09:00
wordicon.exe wordicon.exe 14.0.7120.5000 1,859,240 05-Mar-2014 07:06
wrd12cnv.dll wordcnv.dll 14.0.7192.5000 6,839,976 16-Dec-2017 09:25
wwlib.dll wwlib.dll 14.0.7192.5000 24,535,200 16-Dec-2017 09:00

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