Description of the security update for Word 2010: January 9, 2018

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 the vulnerabilities, go to the following Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE).

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2010. It doesn't apply to the Office 2010 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home (see Determining your Office version) .

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains improvements for the following nonsecurity issue:

  • This update improves Office application startup performance by skipping unnecessary scanning of Microsoft Word documents that are local and not encrypted.

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: January 9, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4011614.

File hash information

Package Name

Package Hash SHA 1

Package Hash SHA 2

word2010-kb4011659-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

CB54D3573E9EF487D9D13037A01A784A6102CE6C

A3003525A77FB852AD657FF7EA1FA4E8373788843AF9BAE159E50CA8F030D0AA

word2010-kb4011659-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

EFCE9AB107923B337A65A818B2BA2CCDB9D2A376

C9404446AC423411E05837AFB228EF76BDD4CEBF2FFCB49B73273ACCE0C1287E

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 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.

For all supported x86-based versions of Word 2010

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

msword.olb

msword.olb

14.0.7162.5000

902,304

14-Oct-2015

05:59

winword.exe

winword.exe

14.0.7192.5000

1,432,224

16-Dec-2017

09:00

wordicon.exe

wordicon.exe

14.0.7120.5000

1,859,240

05-Mar-2014

07:06

wrd12cnv.dll

wordcnv.dll

14.0.7192.5000

5,483,688

16-Dec-2017

09:26

wwlib.dll

wwlib.dll

14.0.7192.5000

19,301,024

16-Dec-2017

09:00

For all supported x64-based versions of Word 2010

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

msword.olb

msword.olb

14.0.7162.5000

902,304

14-Oct-2015

06:03

winword.exe

winword.exe

14.0.7192.5000

1,433,248

16-Dec-2017

09:00

wordicon.exe

wordicon.exe

14.0.7120.5000

1,859,240

05-Mar-2014

07:06

wrd12cnv.dll

wordcnv.dll

14.0.7192.5000

6,839,976

16-Dec-2017

09:25

wwlib.dll

wwlib.dll

14.0.7192.5000

24,535,200

16-Dec-2017

09:00

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 Core: Office User Voice portal

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