Description of the security update for Word 2010: January 8, 2019

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 Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2019-0561 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2019-0585.

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).

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains the following improvement:

  • This update adds support for the new Japanese era in the Japanese calendar.

Note To enable this improvement, you also need to install KB 4462157 and KB 4461579 together with this update.

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 4461526.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
wordloc2010-kb4461625-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 57D3A42EA49B10D43C31EB0D3B4F01DC5CB0F212 8E1105A2893056633D8DBC5A64B7C01AAFB4EB3FE2DDB476ADD922AABC0C1239
wordloc2010-kb4461625-fullfile-x64-glb.exe F611BA1A987940A439BCBB03BC4E5C24A15798A1 93742BC0161F48E4E843D31D539100750859A284E89B151BDB5ED0194030E964

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