Description of the security update for Excel 2013: May 12, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1Excel 2013


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists in Microsoft Excel software if the software does not correctly handle objects in memory. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-0901.

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: May 12, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4484283.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
excel2013-kb4484365-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 96A94F4978AAA7C5BA5E83046F4D767E45BE2EE9 CCAE26C63BF9A81A8F49DB27DE22ABE4F41E0351610E794F53764E4D36F922BE
excel2013-kb4484365-fullfile-x64-glb.exe C9A26EC21634405961C0BA24A76DCD67FC0A5F53 1B5CFCC49358324DDD5C01E729420FD54DA855E5D5FC47C51A450E2117A13391

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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