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MS11-021: Description of the security update for Excel 2010: April 12, 2011

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-021. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

More information about this security update

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To apply this security update, you must have Microsoft Excel 2010 installed on the computer.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.

Security update replacement information

This security update does not replace a previously released security update.

Removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Excel 2010. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes of this issue.

For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

903771 Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates

File information

The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Microsoft Excel 2010, 32-bit edition
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Microsoft Excel 2010, 64-bit edition
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
update security_patch security_update security bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated buffer overrun overflow specially-formed scope specially-crafted denial of service dos 2010 patch performance security stability update 2466146 32-bit Excel office 64-bit

Article ID: 2466146 - Last Review: 05/11/2012 21:48:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft Excel 2010

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