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 Security Bulletin MS16-042.

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

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article KB3148775.

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 the "Turn on automatic updating in Control Panel" section of this Safety & Security Center article.

Method 2: 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

Known issues in this security update

  • After you install this security update, you may receive an error message that resembles the following when you try to start an Office application:


    The Windows installer service could not be accessed.



    To resolve this problem, do one of the following:

    • Option 1 On systems that have update 3139923 installed, make sure that update 3072630 is also installed.

    • Option 2 Uninstall update 3139923.

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article KB3148775.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB3114759.

File hash information

Package Name

Package Hash SHA 1

Package Hash SHA 2

excel2010-kb3114888-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

E9CEB37B24D5D6E6D7259D1F5AB96FA8FBB180F7

23B66AF0A6537AA4651D034613738D7556D9DE3A4F5F4A7F701D9A09FFF9EF0D

excel2010-kb3114888-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

EC57D5630F2A226228663049BA096848B7BCDA98

EBF79495B93F00EB5D59184E1CC3A560A91E9765B6BF81123BAB8ADD50061CC1

The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.

For all supported x86-based versions of Excel 2010

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

excel.exe

excel.exe

14.0.7168.5000

20,410,560

17-Mar-2016

11:45

excel.man

excel.exe.manifest

1,194

05-Nov-2009

11:00

xl12cnv.exe

excelcnv.exe

14.0.7168.5000

17,848,000

17-Mar-2016

10:26

xlcall32.dll

xlcall32.dll

14.0.7162.5000

10,432

13-Oct-2015

06:52

xlicons.exe

xlicons.exe

14.0.7120.5000

1,480,360

05-Mar-2014

06:06

For all supported x64-based versions of Excel 2010

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

excel.exe

excel.exe

14.0.7168.5000

27,666,624

17-Mar-2016

11:46

excel.man

excel.exe.manifest

1,196

05-Nov-2009

11:23

xl12cnv.exe

excelcnv.exe

14.0.7168.5000

25,060,032

17-Mar-2016

10:36

xlcall32.dll

xlcall32.dll

14.0.7162.5000

10,944

13-Oct-2015

07:00

xlicons.exe

xlicons.exe

14.0.7120.5000

1,480,360

05-Mar-2014

06:06


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