Description of the security update for Word 2010: October 9, 2018

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2Microsoft Word 2010


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 Security Advisory ADV180026 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2018-8504.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer.

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: October 9, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4022202.

File hash information

Package name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
word2010-kb4092439-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 61283CC14C3D6075DDDD660C563F3206FA018C86 6C47C6A58ADC75A579E8456911069FC0AB7224B3DBB390CA59421A7FE1FC01DF
word2010-kb4092439-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 6F584C2B2ED3A20EBA5152379DECD395BB0DFD6A C179EC84FCCB2ADE99E6F03475FD0C17BB66E9243183456ED82BB1CA47D18ADD

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 Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support