Summary

This security update resolves a Visual Basic for Applications information disclosure vulnerability. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2021-42295.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of 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: December 14, 2021 (KB5008541).

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4484417.

File hash information

File name

SHA256 hash

vbe72016-kb4504710-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

6840B652B4F06D6E23532DEB1DD0CC5F1BD6F20C665E0EF2AB2BBA9226509543

vbe72016-kb4504710-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

B09FB0463BB51F137BE64C2F7F82329BB996E0EAB939DA946B15EE58B9C723DA

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

vbe7.dll

vbe7.dll

7.01.1116

2683784

19-Nov-21

02:20

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

vbe7.dll

vbe7.dll

7.01.1116

4417416

19-Nov-21

02:24

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