Summary

This security update resolves a Microsoft Excel information disclosure vulnerability and Microsoft Excel remote code execution vulnerabilities. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see the following security advisories:

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: October 12, 2021 (KB5006940).

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 5001951.

File hash information

File name

SHA256 hash

graph2016-kb5001982-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

86865F7A35C784F4A5D61C6D6AF93AE4C35C9E622A46481062381292E12C0550

graph2016-kb5001982-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

F1D0D84A89C34732D42FB216BF538FA173B9DD7F5973F7FF5A303A15921C6AC5

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

16.0.5227.1000

4420472

15-Sep-21

07:39

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

graph.exe

graph.exe

16.0.5227.1000

5731704

15-Sep-21

07:39

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