This security update resolves a security feature bypass vulnerability that exists when Microsoft Office does not validate URLs. To learn more about this vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2019-0540.
Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Office 2016 installed.
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 update improves translations of some error messages for multiple languages of Microsoft Excel 2016.
- When you accept multiple separate instances of a recurring meeting, and then you synchronize the Calendar folder in Outlook 2016, you notice that some instances are sometimes mistakenly removed from the calendar.
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.
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 4461535.
File hash information
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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.