Description of the security update for Office 2016: April 13, 2021 (KB4504724)

Summary

This security update resolves a Microsoft Excel remote code execution vulnerability. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2021-28454.

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

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2016. It doesn't apply to the Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home (see What version of Office am I using?). 

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 standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the standalone 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 13, 2021.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4493200.

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

graph2016-kb4504724-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

075BC21B46390BCA64814E6FE3196166C795D694

D1B779DF773E99C2056AF2AC09FB275101C1015FE3270DA2823F3066B650D3C4

graph2016-kb4504724-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

5291A89E64343CF6AB4548B931B4943861FA7075

05EDE664316871CED410EACB87D3D3C39CDC3AF5A554BA7FC95F2ECE04A073E0

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and 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 times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

graph.exe

graph.exe

16.0.5149.1000

3875696

23-Mar-21

11:59

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

graph.exe

graph.exe

16.0.5149.1000

5731176

23-Mar-21

11:58

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