MS15-116: Description of the security update for Excel 2010: 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 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 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer. After you apply this security update, you may see a popup window that states that a website wants to open web content in protected mode in Internet Explorer. See Updates to change the way that Internet Explorer interacts with features in Microsoft Office applications for more information.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3104540.
How to get 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 get 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 3104540.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released update 3085609.

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 all supported x86-based versions of Excel 2010

File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
excel.exeexcel.exe14.0.7162.500020,400,80014-Oct-201510:24
excel.manexcel.exe.manifest1,19413-Oct-201506:40
xl12cnv.exeexcelcnv.exe14.0.7162.500017,838,75213-Oct-201506:45
xlcall32.dllxlcall32.dll14.0.7162.500010,43213-Oct-201506:52
xlicons.exexlicons.exe14.0.7120.50001,480,36005-Mar-201406:06

For all supported x64-based versions of Excel 2010

File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
excel.exeexcel.exe14.0.7162.500027,656,35214-Oct-201510:26
excel.manexcel.exe.manifest1,19613-Oct-201506:48
xl12cnv.exeexcelcnv.exe14.0.7162.500025,050,27213-Oct-201506:58
xlcall32.dllxlcall32.dll14.0.7162.500010,94413-Oct-201507:00
xlicons.exexlicons.exe14.0.7120.50001,480,36005-Mar-201406:06

How to get 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: 3101543 - Last Review: 11/13/2015 19:14:00 - Revision: 2.0

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