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MS13-085: Description of the security update for Microsoft Office 2013: October 8, 2013

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-085. To view the complete security bulletin, go to 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 Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

Prerequisites to apply this security update

There are no prerequisites for installing this security update.

Restart information

You do not 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 the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

File information

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.
For 32-bit editions of Microsoft Office 2013
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
For 64-bit editions of Microsoft Office 2013
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
For Microsoft Office 2013 RT
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
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

Article ID: 2817623 - Last Review: 10/08/2013 17:37:00 - Revision: 1.0

  • Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT
  • Microsoft Office Personal 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional Academic 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Office Standard 2013
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