Description of the security update for Office 2016: April 14, 2020

Gilt für: Office Professional Plus 2016Office Professional 2016Office Standard 2016

Summary


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability exists if Microsoft Office incorrectly 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 Office 2016 installed on the computer.

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 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 4475583.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
mso2016-kb4484214-fullfile-x86-glb.exe EF2DDA39DE391E330A92AE6086F429C067D8DA9E 801101C11EFE6FA9B3CD396E6D12B32F6FC220CC4494340A0B4CE0F95C72664E
mso2016-kb4484214-fullfile-x64-glb.exe A6001BE48B5C531529C2D0D3FDBBBE7FE1DEBFC2 ED29C165429E1CF1790C81C1FD065A38D91AF9D1D0A81F657166A181E3C699D8


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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