Description of the security update for Word 2010: December 10, 2019

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2Microsoft Word 2010


This security update resolves a denial of service vulnerability that exists in Microsoft Word software if the software does not correctly handle objects in memory. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2019-1461.

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 2010 Home and Student (see What version of Office am I using?).

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.

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Download security update 4475601 for the 32-bit version of Word 2010

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Download security update 4475601 for the 64-bit version of Word 2010

More information

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see security update deployment information: December 10, 2019.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4475533.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
word2010-kb4475601-fullfile-x86-glb.exe A20A7A742B495E2C7503F03CD6B6073DBE2B0111 EE631F1D737A6CAD7002F53A3C9DFFFC0DE0388CE38404AA752F26D630CF4F3D
word2010-kb4475601-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 07906F6D3B2B8FE5D1D751445CB7C6981814F5C3 437A0F7325FCFEA9A93A7ABF2FFAD9798600FACADCFA26BECBC12DD5165C0C66

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