Description of the security update for Office 2016: August 11, 2020

Applies to: Office Professional Plus 2016Office Professional 2016Office Standard 2016

Summary


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see the following security advisories:

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?).

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: August 11, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4484258.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
graph2016-kb4484346-fullfile-x86-glb.exe ECA7C13FB13A63461C7655E97C4C35AB739A8E9A E7C3915608BAFF0CBE25E855F928C981E82B316E3617A20029EA02AA86FCC221
graph2016-kb4484346-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 8630F2583566F588759444498FA24065320B861E 1AD39041E0904567E73C0F59F875404B87FE6EDAD58E01132DAA1DE12BA6ECFF


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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