Description of the security update for Excel 2010: February 12, 2019

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2Excel 2010


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 2 for Office 2010 installed.

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 update makes improvements to enable the new Japanese era when it becomes available.

Note To enable these improvements, you have to install the following updates 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 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 4461577.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
excel2010-kb4462186-fullfile-x86-glb.exe EC10FBF9E40F92BA222285DC50F9A14C5948BF0D C3576321FEEDC70C61CD3C1B3C61EDA5C71E311ED1B7BADCEB433CC47EA1BDE0
excel2010-kb4462186-fullfile-x64-glb.exe F11237EF2DC99661067B077D42FB4D6C1A466915 81012DCCDF860E7994FF25AB652B02B13356D2D7B5C356EB928E93D4AD1AD5FB

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