Description of the security update for Word 2010: November 13, 2018

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2Word 2010

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-2018-8573.
 
Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer.
 
Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2010. It doesn't apply to the Office 2010 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 4092439.

File hash information
 
File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
word2010-kb4461526-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 6A51B7865EA2882AB53A05439BE0C15841CE1068 A6B1BDC27772F1C347C4536C45DB1358D1DAB19D147F2A08A66690A7F9F07E99
word2010-kb4461526-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 65F8548F724B2EC10C8F983C0BC210C795F9F189 44723F0E1D909AFDE3AC946322190FE810CB12AB3ED21B87CC2E317D9AFC6E4F
 
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