Description of the security update for Excel 2007: April 10, 2018

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 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2018-1027 and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2018-1029.

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.

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 get security updates automatically, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: 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 security update deployment information: April 10, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB4011714.

File hash information

Package name

Package hash SHA 1

Package hash SHA 2

excel2007-kb4018353-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

1743A774B6058FE000162E447567FADE11D668AC

A23DBD14896A2C5D11CBF37BAC224FBF905CB786C347A4A9E62D2E879D11D2DF

File information

The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.

For all supported x86-based versions of Excel 2007

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

excel.exe

excel.exe

12.0.6787.5000

18,379,976

24-Mar-2018

01:57

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

Propose a feature or provide feedback on Office: Office User Voice portal

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