Description of the security update for Office 2013: August 11, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1

Summary


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists in Microsoft Access software if the software does not correctly handle objects in memory. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-1563.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't apply to the Office 2013 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 4484229.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
ace2013-kb4484359-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 01006F9D0068885DA417A688D78358115EE0BE60 DF4CCD122F3920743A703E9DE46228DF13775FCF170372DCE95881AB9946FCDA
ace2013-kb4484359-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 7AB074D8A243899BAB31494D655C0D7388734CA7 85CD44E8D2A01F9F52CEE7A5A938A9820A4483B6E655452255BD2F18F67D63D4


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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