Description of the security update for Office 2013: August 14, 2018

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow information disclosure if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2018-8378.

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 update enables the People Picker control in Office 2013 Document Information Panel (DIP) in a domain network that has no Internet connection. With this update installed, the Person/Group field in SharePoint document library can be edited.

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: August 14, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4018330.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
mso2013-kb4032239-fullfile-x86-glb.exe DE69435B5004090EA25EECDD51BE8DE089E0AE72 54E3E06123849EA4CF5D5B3997B5DB0CF0357360901FF3B7526CF1A0A3335370
mso2013-kb4032239-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 70057048A57188C880CA4AC53C89D0223690C582 D8283C6E2A14BCE845825967B156AF1AC0EF918A65987FC3C5937389AFFDC60C

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