Description of the security update for Word 2013: July 10, 2018

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1Word 2013


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-2018-8310.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home (see Determining your Office version).

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains a fix for the following nonsecurity issue:

  • Assume that you apply Hidden formatting to a Word table (by using the Hidden effect in the Font dialog box), and that the table contains a bookmark, some text, and a URL in a Word document. After you close and then reopen the document, the table cell and bookmark are displayed unexpectedly.

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: July 10, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4018396.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
word2013-kb4022224-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 02CF882408E83C9FFAE113CCCB88F277E98915C2 BDC39BDBACDCEC20FD753103C573E5276D52AD6516EF438EF73AB3D2285F003F
word2013-kb4022224-fullfile-x86-glb.exe B094E80D7778541CDBFF27F6DE5161217AB768E3 CBC8717C9BC7A9B6822547F095BA9A8E32F0D549CE738321C3208D768C38A086

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. 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