Description of the security update for Excel 2016: May 8, 2018

Applies to: Excel 2016

Summary


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 Microsoft security advisories:


Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Excel 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 (see Determining your Office version).

Improvements and fixes


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

  • When you try to print Excel 2016 documents and scroll by using the mouse wheel after the printer driver dialog box appears, Excel crashes.

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: May 8, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4018337.

File hash information

Package name Package hash SHA 1 Package hash SHA 2
excel2016-kb4018382-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 19E465EF55211E413E4E18BF8A3F6E4B51584D81 CAE1454C9F14B6A1E4A6C08B311FE6EE24CD2345C953F962A5CEB4AEA304C5A6
excel2016-kb4018382-fullfile-x86-glb.exe DCCD1D6A2A9BAEEC896C68E7441DE5DB1DB1412D A6B61F8057446BC71540A3D982701E971A4AB5D740D9D051E6973A1733354DD6


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: TechNet 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


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