Description of the security update for Office 2013: October 10, 2017

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 advisory ADV170017.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (Determining your Office version)

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: October 10, 2017.

Security update replacement information

This security update doesn't replace any previously released update.

File hash information

Package name

Package hash SHA 1

Package hash SHA 2

osetup2013-kb3172531-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

8991038DD5A2B462A8D839F3947868945DDB69AE

B6ECCA46C3504298934D4E809D40C46D22603ECAE09BACBFCC239F3A07C46D92

osetup2013-kb3172531-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

5F3ACBC1AF71F074F61649875986740D7B804DF4

F74F64DB50DA2A153411FA7FD3649A05B906D1A78EC4CEFD905D6FF0B9A8F468

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 the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

For all supported x86-based versions of Office 2013

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

osetup.dll

osetup.dll

15.0.4971.1000

7502544

12-Sep-17

07:08

For all supported x64-based versions of Office 2013

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

osetup.dll

osetup.dll

15.0.4971.1000

9478864

12-Sep-17

07:08

How to get help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Windows Update FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support

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

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