Description of the security update for Office 2016: April 10, 2018

Applies to: Office Professional Plus 2016Office Professional 2016Office Standard 2016


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-2018-1026 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2018-1030.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Office 2016 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2016. It doesn't apply to the Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (Determining your Office version)

Improvements and fixes

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

  • When you try to open a presentation file that have an invalid data labels range in a chart, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

    PowerPoint found a problem with content in Path/FileName.pptx. PowerPoint can attempt to repair the presentation.

    After you install this update, the invalid data labels range will be safely ignored so that you can successfully open the file.

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: April 10, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4011095.

File hash information

Package name Package hash SHA 1 Package hash SHA 2
chart2016-kb4018319-fullfile-x86-glb.exe B45A5E5FF93069945FF4D0C2139DB0FFF834B27B C955E4C5BA5CDB8122E402F7EF00F49B8D8752E2DCBBCE7CE7CB469D94C41AC7
chart2016-kb4018319-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 20B519D4D51D8B1C89C38C5DB8795B97B200879F 8BE256A6DB541FE1043B2CAD1628A8A5570BBF50933754FC3B51131D2561AC11

File information

The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.

For all supported x86-based versions of Office 2016

File identifier File name File version File size Date Time
chart.dll chart.dll 16.0.4678.1000 8341712 14-Mar-18 10:12

For all supported x64-based versions of Office 2016

File identifier File name File version File size Date Time
chart.dll chart.dll 16.0.4678.1000 11509464 14-Mar-18 10:14

How to get help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

Propose a feature or provide feedback on Office Core: Office User Voice portal