Description of the security update for Office 2016: January 8, 2019

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

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 Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2019-0541.

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 (see Determining your Office version).

How to get and install the update


Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, 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: January 8, 2019.

Security update replacement information

This security update doesn't replace any previously released update.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
msohevi2016-kb4022162-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 003ED958049007C2A416D1D62B8CA5EC52CAE91B 63E027F627EC07E00EC15170BFB89440309985B2D55F115A7D79536A139D545B
msohevi2016-kb4022162-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 7E6F6FEF0959A99A1987A19999ED9F1166D10849 179930129F89E04E41D82A191DF06F616F6F1593CECED94E8BC5F873196090DC


File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the 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: Protect yourself online

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Security

Local support according to your country: International Support