Description of the security update for Visio 2010: April 14, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Visio 2010 Service Pack 2


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists when Microsoft Office improperly loads arbitrary type libraries. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-0760.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Office Visio 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 Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student (see What version of Office am I using?).

Known issues

Some types of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) references might be affected by this update. For more information, see FAQ for VBA solutions affected by April 2020 Office security updates.

Note This change in behavior is caused by a design change in Office. The new behavior is by design. Therefore, a fix is not necessary and no mitigation will be provided.

How to get and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available from Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to get security updates automatically, 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: April 14, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 3114872.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
visio2010-kb4462225-fullfile-x64-glb.exe A5C4F7423562006475A2FC977DF10FE9C61B9C71 053A8E4AEAB523BA87F12BDB005D98BF27DFAA8D1445B912920785860AEA21F8
visio2010-kb4462225-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 2BB42C98F1798B1E66FDFE2D1394DF7FF514BC67 8C159AAB26656DA008A2DE2F27052FFF113181B053631A957290088F877D4AB7

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.

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