MS15-046: Description of the security update for Office 2010: June 9, 2015

INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-046. To learn more about this security bulletin:

Download information

This update is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.

DownloadDownload the update for 32-bit Office 2010
DownloadDownload the update for 64-bit Office 2010

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

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Non-security-related fixes that are included in this security update

This security update includes a fix for the following issue: 
  • When you save a coauthored Word document that has linked Excel objects in Word 2013, Word 2013 stops responding.

Prerequisites for installing this security update

To apply this security update, you must have Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer.

For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2687455 Description of Office 2010 Service Pack 2

Restart information

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

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 the computer.

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 this security update.

For more information, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
887012 Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
2965236 MS15-033: Description of the security update for Office 2010: April 14, 2015

Removal information

Note We do not recommend that you remove any security update.

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 Microsoft Office. 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 supported x86-based versions of Office 2010
File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
wwlibcxm.dllwwlibcxm.dll14.0.7151.500119,032,73622-May-201511:44
For all supported x64-based versions of Office 2010
File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
wwlibcxm.dllwwlibcxm.dll14.0.7151.500124,521,37622-May-201512:01
update security_patch security_update security bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated bufferoverrun overflow specially-formed scope specially-crafted denial of service dos
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Article ID: 3054841 - Last Review: 06/09/2015 16:49:00 - Revision: 1.0

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