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-2018-1027 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2018-1029.
Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 3 for the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite installed on the computer.
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.
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 KB4011714.
File hash information
|Package name||Package hash SHA 1||Package hash SHA 2|
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 Excel 2007
|File identifier||File name||File version||File size||Date||Time|
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: Office User Voice portal