Description of the security update for Outlook 2010: August 11, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2


This security update resolves a remote code execution vulnerability that exists in Microsoft Outlook when the software does not correctly handle objects in memory. It also resolves an information disclosure vulnerability that exists when attaching files to Outlook messages. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-1483 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2020-1493.

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?).

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 4484382.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
outlookloc2010-kb4484497-fullfile-x86-glb.exe D484593505321D01811D5C346A78712019525CC3 BC88134A143865D7BE64556A9BDC9B12B16037907E3459C8B2FD0ED6C060BBDC
outlookloc2010-kb4484497-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 5FD8E50A8B03708A0EBB9A7D89401DE71BC7CDBC F7D81DC40C20ED131E201A0D0564447D4162C167C33FC7E49CDDBF0E9EC20711

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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