Description of the security update for Office 2010: March 10, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists in Microsoft Word software if the program does not correctly handle objects in memory. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-0892.

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?).

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: March 10, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4475598.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
kb24286772010-kb4484237-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 526C03C3025278DCA6F1DDC5D057984A20985E01 BF82A425AE2540070018E26161B60F6474BE690F698865F2DE6C7B9D52E627B1
kb24286772010-kb4484237-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 3C0EC36CF0942A612799FC8C7CE64E876A3DD109 35E0CA6C562D9142ED24A34F9727BD8D9CDCA5EBE7084F0F8CECD12446C2BE62

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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