MS15-116: Description of the security update for the Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3: November 10, 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 MS15-116.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 3 for the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite installed on the computer.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see KB3104540.
How to obtain and install the security update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This security 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 security update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3104540.

Update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 2986254.

File information

The English 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 Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3

File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
wrd12cnv.dllwordcnv.dll12.0.6735.50004,684,97617-Oct-201506:47

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: 3085551 - Last Review: 11/10/2015 18:17:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats

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