In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update.
This security update replaces the following security update:
2597986 MS12-060: Description of the security update for Office 2010: August 14, 2012
This update cannot be removed.
The English (United States) 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 Office 2010 SP1 or SP2
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