Description of the security update for Excel 2010: April 10, 2018

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2Excel 2010


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 the following TechNet articles:

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2010. It doesn't apply to the Office 2010 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (Determining your Office version)

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 4011675.

File hash information

Package name Package hash SHA 1 Package hash SHA 2
excel2010-kb4018362-fullfile-x86-glb.exe C856B89CB5B32C4E7703F0B57F26208C0C122DB5 61900ADD202E6C7B3FE6BD6D296A2FBCD461006F83AECB133F422DA86A3082BE
excel2010-kb4018362-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 5A211FBDB2E368BA969CA56E546C49CF0DCA6483 B6A09DCD7C95FA047EA338CC0EB9C0E1AE106E42A9EAB2E5FFB35CD1CD905B5A

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 Excel 2010

File identifier File name File version File size Date Time
excel.exe excel.exe 14.0.7197.5000 20,414,632 25-Mar-2018 11:07 excel.exe.manifest   1,194 05-Nov-2009 11:00
xl12cnv.exe excelcnv.exe 14.0.7197.5000 17,852,592 17-Mar-2018 09:33
xlcall32.dll xlcall32.dll 14.0.7162.5000 10,432 13-Oct-2015 06:52
xlicons.exe xlicons.exe 14.0.7120.5000 1,480,360 05-Mar-2014 06:06

For all supported x64-based versions of Excel 2010

File identifier File name File version File size Date Time
excel.exe excel.exe 14.0.7197.5000 27,671,208 25-Mar-2018 11:09 excel.exe.manifest   1,196 05-Nov-2009 11:23
xl12cnv.exe excelcnv.exe 14.0.7197.5000 25,064,624 17-Mar-2018 09:39
xlcall32.dll xlcall32.dll 14.0.7162.5000 10,944 13-Oct-2015 07:00
xlicons.exe xlicons.exe 14.0.7120.5000 1,480,360 05-Mar-2014 06:06

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