Description of the security update for Office 2016: November 13, 2018

Applies to: Office Standard 2016Office Professional Plus 2016Office Professional 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-2018-8577.
 
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 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: November 13, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4022177.

File hash information
 
File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
graph2016-kb4022232-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 3ADE1DE0234D2BEE470129680C9835C969070144 8279A7D85DB08223E7E5DDF9FF22BB2D67DE55B0758DF8D5AEA2FA77D3617290
graph2016-kb4022232-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 0A6C5244ABFAF4454E7FEFED1B7919BF5935BD7B AABBB5B1AEE3A3E60CC470677C1A3A80412C74962DDC8EDA55E5DC2F52211B0E
 
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


Protect yourself online and at home: Windows Security support
 
Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure
 
Local support according to your country: International Support