MS16-004: Description of the security update for Word 2016: January 12, 2016

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 MS16-004.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Word 2016 installed on the computer.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3124585.

Improvements and fixes

This update also contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issues:
  • When you use a Japanese input method editor in Word 2016, you may experience the following issues:
    • Certain special characters, such as circled numbers, aren't displayed correctly.
    • Backspace and delete operations don't work.
    • Selecting an item from a candidate list doesn't work.
  • When you use certain fonts to enter a nonbreaking hyphen in a document in Word 2016, a square is displayed instead of a nonbreaking hyphen.
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 3124585.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released update KB3114382.

File hash information

Package NamePackage Hash SHA 1Package Hash SHA 2
word2016-kb3114526-fullfile-x64-glb.exe3A7D8E47B1EC0C856F459A469C783D0B026B0BBB95B240F535500B500C186F91E4F74C000E8C60535E72CE5E261E8C2F30B9050E
word2016-kb3114526-fullfile-x86-glb.exe7961CDCB3EE23D75E74E3353422E99CFC01F7816C470E977480D2859043A49DD6CFFA6437054A2C1966967376A1A182CF5DC7C7A

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 Word 2016

File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
wwintl.dll_1030wwintl.dll16.0.4312.10007963209-Dec-1502:43
wwintl.dll_2074wwintl.dll16.0.4309.10008065609-Dec-1502:44
wwintl.dll_1055wwintl.dll16.0.4312.10008705609-Dec-1502:44
pdfreflow.exepdfreflow.exe16.0.4291.10001029291210-Dec-1507:12
wwintl.dll_1033wwintl.dll16.0.4309.10006893129-Dec-1504:01
winword.exewinword.exe16.0.4324.1000193605611-Dec-1510:25
wrd12cnv.dllwordcnv.dll16.0.4324.1000915474411-Dec-1510:25
wwlib.dllwwlib.dll16.0.4324.10002953490411-Dec-1510:25

For all supported x64-based versions of Word 2016

File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1025wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000942264
wwintl.dll_1025wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100094226411-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1026wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100089772811-Dec-1510:23
wwintl.dll_1026wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100089772811-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1029wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000953528
wwintl.dll_1029wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100095352811-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1030wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000884416
wwintl.dll_1030wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100088441611-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1031wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000964792
wwintl.dll_1031wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100096479211-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1032wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000955064
wwintl.dll_1032wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100095506411-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_3082wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000924352
wwintl.dll_3082wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100092435211-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1061wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100084806411-Dec-1510:23
wwintl.dll_1061wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100084806411-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1035wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000895160
wwintl.dll_1035wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100089516011-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1036wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000960696
wwintl.dll_1036wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100096069611-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1037wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000881336
wwintl.dll_1037wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100088133611-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1081wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100094226411-Dec-1510:23
wwintl.dll_1081wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100094226411-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1050wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100090745611-Dec-1510:23
wwintl.dll_1050wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100090745611-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1038wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000963256
wwintl.dll_1038wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100096325611-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1057wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100085624811-Dec-1510:23
wwintl.dll_1057wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100085624811-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1040wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000915128
wwintl.dll_1040wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100091512811-Dec-1510:23
wac.word.wwintl.dll_1041wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000867000
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1041wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000867000
wwintl.dll_1041wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100086700011-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1087wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100095762411-Dec-1510:23
wwintl.dll_1087wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100095762411-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1042wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000860344
wwintl.dll_1042wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100086034411-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1063wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100091410411-Dec-1510:23
wwintl.dll_1063wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100091410411-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1062wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100090130411-Dec-1510:23
wwintl.dll_1062wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100090130411-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1086wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100085984011-Dec-1510:23
wwintl.dll_1086wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100085984011-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1044wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000873656
wwintl.dll_1044wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100087365611-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1043wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000913080
wwintl.dll_1043wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100091308011-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1045wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000929472
wwintl.dll_1045wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100092947211-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1046wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000930496
wwintl.dll_1046wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100093049611-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_2070wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000938168
wwintl.dll_2070wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100093816811-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1048wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000973496
wwintl.dll_1048wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100097349611-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1049wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000886464
wwintl.dll_1049wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100088646411-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1051wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000968376
wwintl.dll_1051wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100096837611-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1060wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000898232
wwintl.dll_1060wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100089823211-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_2074wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000894656
wwintl.dll_2074wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100089465611-Dec-1510:23
wac.word.wwintl.dll_9242wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000894648
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_9242wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100089464811-Dec-1510:23
wwintl.dll_9242wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100089464811-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1053wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000880312
wwintl.dll_1053wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100088031211-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1054wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000902328
wwintl.dll_1054wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100090232811-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1055wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000958648
wwintl.dll_1055wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100095864811-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1058wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000897208
wwintl.dll_1058wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100089720811-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1066wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000989880
wwintl.dll_1066wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100098988011-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_2052wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000774328
wwintl.dll_2052wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100077432811-Dec-1510:23
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1028wwintl.dll16.0.4324.1000783040
wwintl.dll_1028wwintl.dll16.0.4324.100078304011-Dec-1510:23
pdfreflow.exepdfreflow.exe16.0.4288.10001590842410-Dec-1507:18
wac.word.wwintl.dll_1033wwintl.dll16.0.4309.1000768672
wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1033wwintl.dll16.0.4309.1000768672
wwintl.dll_1033wwintl.dll16.0.4309.100076867210-Dec-1507:14
winword.exewinword.exe16.0.4324.1000193912811-Dec-1510:25
wrd12cnv.dllwordcnv.dll16.0.4324.10001185504011-Dec-1510:25
wwlib.dllwwlib.dll3712070411-Dec-1510:25

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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