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MS13-085: Description of the security update for Microsoft Office 2010 (Oart.dll): 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

To install this security update, you must have Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed on the computer.

For more information about how to obtain these service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 
2460049 Description of Office 2010 SP1

2687455 Description of Office 2010 Service Pack 2

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.

Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Office 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 (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 all x86 versions of Microsoft Office 2010
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
For all x64 versions of Microsoft Office 2010
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: 2826023 - Last Review: 10/08/2013 17:39:00 - Revision: 1.0

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