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

Applies to: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 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-2018-0947.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 installed on the computer.

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains improvements and fixes for the following nonsecurity issues:

  • Duplicate audit view events are generated when you click on a page from Library view.
  • If you are a mobile devices read-only user, you receive an “Access Denied” error message when you access certain features that use third-party scripts. 
  • This update addresses an issue that occurs when you set more than 10 indexes on a list and those indexes include a combination of text and non-text based fields.

How to get and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 2: 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 4011653.

File hash information

Package name Package hash SHA 1 Package hash SHA 2
sts2013-kb4018304-fullfile-x64-glb.exe CA9E0865B2D407DD5A684CBDB93E8488623D96F0 D241755E7E4733302417216C0EC38D3C6E129E394D88BC0C6258141DEF7664D7

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 SharePoint: SharePoint User Voice portal