Description of the security update for Excel 2010: October 13, 2020

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2Excel 2010


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 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: October 13, 2020.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4486665.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
excel2010-kb4486707-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 5967C8C557525FA60B4F8D9DFFED69F74A32FFD3 9A7C66DA6C7106B6E1F758B829E7613AA3D81EAA6C73B99C8C0375A5C32DE770
excel2010-kb4486707-fullfile-x64-glb.exe 907D63485C4C804A25D953231E3829ABE6FF157B 3A24BF84D96916DB196F7AE11BA15A47FC86ADBB0DE4E98F5190230C87D8D02F

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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