MS15-070: Description of the security update for Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2013: July 14, 2015

Summary
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-070.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2013 installed on the computer.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see KB3072620.

Improvements and fixes

This update also contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issue:
When you scroll down a worksheet in Excel Web App, the scroll resets to the top of the worksheet.

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available from Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.
More information

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article KB3072620.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the previously released update KB3039725.

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in update KB3054861, download the file information for update KB3054861.

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support
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Article ID: 3054861 - Last Review: 07/14/2015 17:39:00 - Revision: 1.0

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