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 these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures ADV170020.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Word 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 determining your Office version).

Improvements and fixes

This security update contains the following improvements and fixes the following nonsecurity issues:

  • When you close a document that is created by a template (.DOTM) in Word 2016, Word 2016 may crash.

  • The footnote number in an Arabic document is displayed in Basic Latin instead of as an Arabic number.

  • When you open certain .doc files in Word 2016, Word may crash.

  • Improve performance in transforming text and styles programmability.

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: November 14, 2017.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4011222.

File hash information

Package Name

Package Hash SHA 1

Package Hash SHA 2

word2016-kb4011242-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

606F942EDA740B550B414D74C40700A49A648F80

D164E7FDEC0D230F2276BFEFE2BF8F62785A9D1321742346603C63C84C56E0FA

word2016-kb4011242-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

3DCACCC48EDF4673A5F2077AB2BC6DA53DDE75DA

5E3979F623D92ACF2FC35F9286A8A2B29B0B750B1762B3486BB9D46EE36EC094

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.

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

wwintl.dll_1025

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

821432

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1026

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

818872

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1029

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

874680

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1030

wwintl.dll

16.0.4549.1000

805568

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1031

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

885944

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1032

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

876216

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_3082

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

845496

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1061

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

769208

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1036

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

881848

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1081

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

863416

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1050

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

828608

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1038

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

884408

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1057

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

776888

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1040

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

836280

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1041

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

788152

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1087

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

878776

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1042

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

781496

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1062

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

822456

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1086

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

780984

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1044

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

794816

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1043

wwintl.dll

16.0.4561.1000

834232

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1045

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

850104

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1046

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

851640

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_2070

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

859320

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1048

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

894144

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1049

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

807616

18-Oct-17

11:39

wwintl.dll_1060

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

819392

18-Oct-17

11:40

wwintl.dll_2074

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

815808

18-Oct-17

11:40

wwintl.dll_9242

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

815808

18-Oct-17

11:40

wwintl.dll_1053

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

801464

18-Oct-17

11:40

wwintl.dll_1054

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

822968

18-Oct-17

11:40

wwintl.dll_1055

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

879808

18-Oct-17

11:40

wwintl.dll_1058

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

818360

18-Oct-17

11:40

wwintl.dll_1066

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

911040

18-Oct-17

11:40

wwintl.dll_2052

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

694968

18-Oct-17

11:40

wwintl.dll_1028

wwintl.dll

16.0.4471.1000

703672

18-Oct-17

11:40

pdfreflow.exe

pdfreflow.exe

16.0.4600.1000

10302672

17-Oct-17

11:26

wwintl.dll_1033

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

698560

17-Oct-17

11:24

winword.exe

winword.exe

16.0.4615.1000

1936040

19-Oct-17

02:08

wrd12cnv.dll

wordcnv.dll

16.0.4615.1000

9161888

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwlib.dll

wwlib.dll

16.0.4615.1000

29534368

19-Oct-17

02:08

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

calligra.dll

calligra.dll

16.0.4528.1000

338688

18-Oct-17

11:59

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1025

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

942240

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1025

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

942240

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1026

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

897696

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1026

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

897696

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1029

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

953504

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1029

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

953504

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1030

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

884384

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1030

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

884384

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1031

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

964768

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1031

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

964768

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1032

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

955040

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1032

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

955040

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_3082

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

924320

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_3082

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

924320

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1061

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

848040

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1061

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

848040

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1035

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

895144

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1035

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

895144

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1036

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

960672

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1036

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

960672

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1037

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

881312

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1037

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

881312

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1081

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

942240

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1081

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

942240

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1050

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

907424

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1050

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

907424

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1038

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

963232

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1038

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

963232

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1057

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

856224

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1057

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

856224

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1040

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

915104

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1040

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

915104

19-Oct-17

02:08

wac.word.wwintl.dll_1041

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

866976

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1041

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

866976

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1041

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

866976

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1087

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

957600

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1087

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

957600

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1042

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

860320

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1042

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

860320

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1063

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

914080

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1063

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

914080

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1062

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

901280

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1062

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

901280

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1086

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

859816

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1086

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

859816

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1044

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

873632

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1044

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

873632

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1043

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

913056

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1043

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

913056

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1045

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

929440

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1045

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

929440

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1046

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

930464

19-Oct-17

02:08

wwintl.dll_1046

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

930464

19-Oct-17

02:08

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_2070

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

938144

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_2070

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

938144

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1048

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

973472

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_1048

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

973472

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1049

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

886432

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_1049

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

886432

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1051

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

968352

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_1051

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

968352

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1060

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

898216

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_1060

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

898216

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_2074

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

894624

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_2074

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

894624

19-Oct-17

02:09

wac.word.wwintl.dll_9242

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

894624

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_9242

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

894624

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_9242

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

894624

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1053

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

880288

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_1053

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

880288

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1054

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

902304

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_1054

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

902304

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1055

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

958624

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_1055

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

958624

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1058

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

897184

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_1058

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

897184

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1066

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

989856

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_1066

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

989856

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_2052

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

774304

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_2052

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

774304

19-Oct-17

02:09

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1028

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

783008

19-Oct-17

02:09

wwintl.dll_1028

wwintl.dll

16.0.4615.1000

783008

19-Oct-17

02:09

pdfreflow.exe

pdfreflow.exe

16.0.4600.1000

15916248

17-Oct-17

11:37

wac.word.wwintl.dll_1033

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

777920

wdsrv.conversion.word.wwintl.dll_1033

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

777920

wwintl.dll_1033

wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

777920

17-Oct-17

11:32

winword.exe

winword.exe

16.0.4615.1000

1939104

19-Oct-17

02:11

wrd12cnv.dll

wordcnv.dll

16.0.4615.1000

11863200

19-Oct-17

02:11

wwlib.dll

wwlib.dll

16.0.4615.1000

37129888

19-Oct-17

02:11

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