Description of the security update for Office 2016: January 8, 2019

Applies to: Office Professional Plus 2016Office Professional 2016Office Standard 2016


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-2019-0560.

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).

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains the following improvements:

  • This update improves the Spanish translation of the Email Calendar feature in Outlook 2016. It also improves the Spanish translation for the Layout tab in Word 2016.

This security update contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issues:

  • This update fixes issues that occur when you open information rights management (IRM)-protected documents that were encrypted by another user in a different tenant or domain.

  • If you open a Microsoft Office document and you have certain third party antivirus scanners installed in Windows 10, version 1709 (or a later version), scan performance will be degraded while the system determines which antivirus provider to use.

How to get and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, 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: January 8, 2019.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released update KB 4461437.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
mso2016-kb4461535-fullfile-x86-glb.exe F7B01358266C5BC54FE734B7183D97728C711376 7B0D4BF2615C187B226A526B52B638D76852601244E8BBAFD95F67E7ECC959EB
mso2016-kb4461535-fullfile-x64-glb.exe C0439AD5B9A18119A141EDF19872B7AF70B170D8 966579714BBC5745AB06639BDF6CC1223C0E6FB8B4907BA07A53E7A4337FE67D

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

Protect yourself online and at home: Windows Security support

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Security

Local support according to your country: International Support