Description of the security update for Excel 2013: November 13, 2018

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1

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 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).

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 4461460.

File hash information
 
File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
excel2013-kb4461488-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 0090F10D0BE9B04601B4E243C3A0FC89B243FB05 5072EC030A3CBE0836167DCAA08D2583272966C25A5DAB9F101EA8B16618E2BA
excel2013-kb4461488-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 2BDFBF80422E81831FA834169AEFE3FE1572AD4E 819DA0B260B81B877B2E0BE5A58CED36A01F2A6668C0D127B355AC18FC3116E0
 
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