MS16-029: Description of the security update for Outlook 2013: March 8, 2016
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 MS16-029
To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013
installed on the computer.
For a complete list of affected versions of Microsoft Office software, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3141806
This security update contains improvements and fixes for the following nonsecurity issues:
- Adds support for Web Add-in commands to Outlook 2013.
- When you view certain meeting cancelation email messages in the reading pane in Outlook 2013, Outlook 2013 crashes.
- When you use a mouse to open a new all-day appointment in Outlook 2013, Outlook 2013 crashes.
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.
Security update deployment information
For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3141806
Security update replacement information
This security update replaces previously released security update KB2837618
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