Summary

This security update resolves a Microsoft Office remote code execution vulnerability. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2022-21840.

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: January 11, 2022 (KB5010029).

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces no previously released security update.

File hash information

File name

SHA256 hash

stslist2016-kb5002052-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

FB1ADE8633C1DB77B10B66A73117426BDFCE29AD2F629DB07556E098859EE32C

stslist2016-kb5002052-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

13F5F8C0CD9D023FB3862EB2A20548D0BA688731D8457700FC256764399D7402

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

stslist.dll

stslist.dll

16.0.5266.1000

2897328

17-Dec-21

01:48

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

stslist.dll

stslist.dll

16.0.5266.1000

3794336

17-Dec-21

01:48

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