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

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2PowerPoint 2010

Summary


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that 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 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 Home and Student 2010 (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 4461613.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
powerpoint2010-kb4484235-fullfile-x64-glb.exe F889588F90BBE2F2965129C8A98FEF881263B106 B9F716F54EF42CBFDE5807EECA3C4381FF1CA71F2EB6951FDBB4BEBD4164A924
powerpoint2010-kb4484235-fullfile-x86-glb.exe E486DA3E8A57F8D922EB19BC2380342F173FF98B DEA596A7EC2C012A90A671A41A74EFE472AE5FEF736E40E50D390CDA15D6A4C9


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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