Description of the security update for Excel 2013: February 12, 2019

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1Excel 2013

Summary


This security update resolves an information disclosure vulnerability that exists when Microsoft Excel incorrectly discloses the contents of its memory. To learn more about the information disclosure vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2019-0669.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 installed.

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 What version of Office am I using?).

Improvements and fixes


This update makes improvements so that Excel 2013 can use the new Japanese era when it becomes available.

Notes

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 standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the standalone 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: February 12, 2019.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the previously released security update 4461559.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
excel2013-kb4461597-fullfile-x86-glb.exe E4B4DB3D54EE23759B998055EE69157A06B9BB39 5DFBD186A3D44D7A1B0E896907EF6F49D9B824F9CCDB33E3436FB61AC6390962
excel2013-kb4461597-fullfile-x64-glb.exe A303231AA57191DB2EF32380E0A17A88165826B3 39E692B6B3A1AD396DA94A30E3447499AAB158195FB770C433CC4DECD1C7ADA4


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 Security

Local support according to your country: International Support