Description of the security update for Word 2013: March 13, 2018

Applies to: Word 2013Microsoft 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-2018-0919 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2018-0922.

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 a fix for the following nonsecurity issue:

  • You cannot set the default custom dictionary through the Word Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) object model.

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: March 13, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4011651.

File hash information

Package name Package hash SHA 1 Package hash SHA 2
word2013-kb4011695-fullfile-x64-glb.exe D083B78973F6D90F51CF56DA8E7E25732C8A0E50 AB90C5C244B7955A7D6A944B25A8AEB33D59A14EF928F23D5406396DF97F9C56
word2013-kb4011695-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 895A24C7EE9AA6B2712C7A8A1E41FF8FB0DEF7B5 581027C6126EC98294C15862D372CA3F3138D5145FD41443FED8163BB089D875

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