MS16-042: Security update for Microsoft Office: April 12, 2016

Summary
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-042.
More information about this security update
The following articles contain more information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. These articles may contain known issue information.

Nonsecurity-related fixes and improvements that are included in this security update

  • Contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issues:

    • After you save a document as a PDF in Word 2013, the font name in the PDF doesn't appear as the corresponding PostScript name.
    • Some object model methods take a long time to get cell properties in Excel 2013.
    • After you copy a range that contains a data table from one instance of Excel 2013 or Excel 2016 to another, the values from the data table are pasted into the correct destination range, but the data table is also pasted into the original location of the sheet.

    • Assume that you change the default view for new sheets in Excel 2013. When you start Excel 2013 again and create a worksheet on a touch-enabled environment, Excel 2013 may crash.
    • When you open many workbooks in Excel 2016, device context leaks.
    • Some object model calls (Range::HasArray, Range:HasFormula and Range::NumberFormat) are slower in Excel 2016 compared to earlier versions of Excel.
    • It takes a long time to filter large tables in Excel 2016.
    • When you use the Sampling analysis tool of Analysis Toolpak and use 13 as the number of samples in Excel 2016, Excel 2016 crashes.
    • When you try to close a workbook that's opened by a modal userform, the workbook that contains the macro and the userform is closed unexpectedly.
More information

Security update deployment information

Microsoft Office 2007 (all editions) and other software

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor Microsoft Excel 2007 Service Pack 3:
excel2007-kb3114892-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For Microsoft Word 2007 Service Pack 3:
word2007-kb3114983-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack:
wordconv2007-kb3114982-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack:
xlconv2007-kb3114895-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For Microsoft Excel Viewer:
xlview2007-kb3114898-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For Microsoft Word Viewer:
office-kb3114987-fullfile-enu.exe
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 912203
Restart requirementIn some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update requires a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 887012.
Removal informationUse Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114892
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114983
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114982
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114895
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114898
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114987
Registry key verificationNot applicable

Microsoft Office 2010 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file nameFor Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions):
kb24286772010-kb3114990-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
kb24286772010-kb3114990-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
For Microsoft Excel 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
excel2010-kb3114888-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For Microsoft Excel 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
excel2010-kb3114888-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
For Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
word2010-kb3114878-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
word2010-kb3114993-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 912203
Restart requirementIn some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update requires a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 887012.
Removal informationUse Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114990
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114888
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114878
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114993
Registry key verificationNot applicable

Microsoft Office 2013 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor supported editions of Microsoft Excel 2013 (32-bit editions)
excel2013-kb3114947-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For supported editions of Microsoft InfoPath 2013 (64-bit editions)
excel2013-kb3114947-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
For supported editions of Microsoft Word 2013 (32-bit editions)
word2013-kb3114937-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For supported editions of Microsoft Word 2013 (64-bit editions)
word2013-kb3114937-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 912203
Restart requirementIn some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update requires a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 887012.
Removal informationUse Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114947
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114937
Registry key verificationNot applicable

Microsoft Office 2013 RT (all editions)

DeploymentThe 3114947 update for Microsoft Outlook 2013 RT is available via Windows Update.
The 3114937 update for Microsoft Word 2013 RT is available via Windows Update.
Restart requirementIn some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update requires a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 887012.
Removal informationClick Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114947
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114937

Microsoft Office 2016 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor Microsoft Excel 2016 (32-bit edition):
excel2016-kb3114964-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For Microsoft Excel 2016 (64-bit edition):
excel2016-kb3114964-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 912203
Restart requirementIn some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update requires a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 887012.
Removal informationUse Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114964
Registry key verificationNot applicable

Office for Mac 2011

Prerequisites
  • Mac OS X version 10.5.8 or later version on an Intel processor
  • Mac OS X user accounts must have administrator privileges to install this security update
Installing the Update

Download and install the appropriate language version of the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.6.3 Update from the Microsoft Download Center.
  1. Exit any applications that are running, including virus-protection applications and all Microsoft Office applications because they can interfere with the installation.
  2. Open the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.6.3 Update volume on your desktop. This step may have been performed for you.
  3. In the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.6.3 Update volume window, double-click the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.6.3 Update application, and then follow the instructions on the screen.
  4. When the installation finishes successfully, you can remove the update installer from your hard disk. To verify that the installation finished successfully, see Verifying Update Installation. To remove the update installer, first drag the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.6.3 Update volume to the Trash, and then drag the file that you downloaded to the Trash.
Verifying update installation

To verify that a security update is installed on an affected system, follow these steps:

  1. In Finder, navigate to the Application Folder (Microsoft Office 2011).
  2. Select Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook, and then start the application.
  3. On the application menu, click About Application_Name (where Application_Name is Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook).
If the Latest Installed Update Version number is 14.6.3, the update has been successfully installed.

Restart Requirement

This update does not require you to restart your computer.

Removing the Update

This security update cannot be uninstalled.

Additional Information

If you have technical questions or problems downloading or using this update, see Microsoft for Mac Support to learn about the support options that are available to you.

Office 2016 for Mac

Prerequisites

  • Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 or a later version running on an Intel processor
  • A valid Microsoft Office 365 subscription
Installing the Update

Download and install the appropriate language version of the Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac 15.21.1 Update from the Microsoft Download Center.

  1. Exit any applications that are running, including virus-protection applications and all Microsoft Office applications because they can interfere with the installation.
  2. Open the Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac 15.21.1 Update volume on your desktop. This step might have been performed for you.
  3. In the Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac 15.21.1 Update volume window, double-click the Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac 15.21.1 Update application, and then follow the instructions on the screen.
  4. When the installation finishes successfully, you can remove the update installer from your hard disk. To verify that the installation finished successfully, see Verifying Update Installation. To remove the update installer, first drag the Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac 15.21.1 Update volume to the Trash, and then drag the file that you downloaded to the Trash.
Verifying Update Installation

To verify that a security update is installed on an affected system, follow these steps:

  1. In Finder, navigate to the Application Folder (Microsoft Office 2016).
  2. Select Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook, and then start the application.
  3. On the application menu, click About Application_Name (where Application_Name is Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook).
If the Latest Installed Update Version number is 15.21.1, the update has been successfully installed.

Restart Requirement

This update does not require you to restart your computer.

Removing the Update

This security update cannot be uninstalled.

Additional Information

If you have technical questions or problems downloading or using this update, see Microsoft for Mac Support to learn about the support options that are available to you.

Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 (all versions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file nameFor Microsoft Office Web App 2010 Service Pack 2:
wac2010-kb3114994-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 912203
Restart requirementIn some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update requires a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 887012.
Removal informationThis security update cannot be removed.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114994
Registry key verificationNot applicable

Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013 (all versions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file nameFor all supported editions of Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 Service Pack 2:
wacserver2013-kb3114934-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 912203
Restart requirementIn some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update requires a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 887012.
Removal informationThis security update cannot be removed.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114934
Registry key verificationNot applicable

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file nameFor Excel Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (32-bit editions):
xlsrvapp2007-kb3114897-fullfile-x86-glb.exe
For Excel Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (64-bit editions):
xlsrvapp2007-kb3114897-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 912203
Restart requirementAfter you install this security update on all SharePoint servers, you must run the PSconfig tool to complete the installation process.

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 requires a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 887012.
Removal informationThis security update cannot be removed.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114897
Registry key verificationNot applicable

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file nameFor Excel Services on supported editions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2:
xlsrv2010-kb3114871-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
For Word Automation Services on supported editions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2:
wdsrv2010-kb3114988-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 912203
Restart requirementAfter you install this security update on all SharePoint servers, you must run the PSconfig tool to complete the installation process.

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 requires a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 887012.
Removal informationThis security update cannot be removed.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114871
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114988
Registry key verificationNot applicable

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file nameFor Word Automation Services on supported editions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013:
wdsrvloc2013-kb3114927-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 912203
Restart requirementAfter you install this security update on all SharePoint servers, you must run the PSconfig tool to complete the installation process.

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 requires a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 887012.
Removal informationThis security update cannot be removed.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3114927
Registry key verificationNot applicable

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: 3148775 - Last Review: 05/12/2016 03:02:00 - Revision: 3.0

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