Description of the security update for Office 2013: February 13, 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 CVE-2018-0851.

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 update contains the following nonsecurity improvement:

  • Corrects the following terms for different versions of Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 to make sure that the meanings are accurate:
    • Estonian version: Master Layout
    • Danish version: Tabs
    • Korea version:
      • PowerPoint 2013 > Animations > Float In > Effect Options > Float Up
      • PowerPoint 2013 > Animations > Float In > Effect Options > Float Down

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: February 13, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4011636.

File hash information

Package name Package hash SHA 1 Package hash SHA 2
mso2013-kb4011690-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 90F652FE7E03C4EB6C38E573CAC237775C344B36 C261789AD70C51302B0D71DA725031397AB8F41288A7193032ED907B4589BDC3
mso2013-kb4011690-fullfile-x86-glb.exe B69A98C0F2D27FF07D8B2614E557E6874366220C 4A0DD2AD80066F5EBBD54181A3A672385B7124A2B8BE932B02FD9C49426C64CD

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