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

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

Summary


This security update resolves a spoofing vulnerability that exists if Microsoft SharePoint Server does not correctly sanitize a specially crafted web request to an affected SharePoint server. This update also resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists in Microsoft Word software if it does not correctly handle objects in memory.

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-0760 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-0980.

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?).

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 4484240.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
word2010-kb4484295-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 9CA4C2217FE63D8298C45450C78D11DE19565C5D F49B796CF0340FDA51BFC8A2BD46D424F963EC8F1AF21E13A0613B43EDE258A3
word2010-kb4484295-fullfile-x64-glb.exe EFD193ED5D490303626A0ED8BF773C6AB60F9901 CE1D5368616CF13221292E815C14B3DA8C1BAB745F798DC440D8755CA3B75A7F


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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