MS16-099: Description of the security update for Word 2016: August 9, 2016

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 MS16-099.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Word 2016 installed on the computer.

For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article KB3177451.

Improvements and fixes

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

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 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 Microsoft Knowledge Base article KB3177451.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB3115301.

File hash information

Package NamePackage Hash SHA 1Package Hash SHA 2
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word2016-kb3115439-fullfile-x64-glb.exeBE5665A57EBFFE6FD7FB72EC5D9EC12FF60A299DA4BD8DFD7D596A8B82D4508859400F982EF6C636F8684FFADABF0C5EEBC880FC
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How to get help and support for this security update
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Artikel-id: 3115439 - Laatst bijgewerkt: 19 jan. 2017 - Revisie: 2

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