Patchday: Microsoft Office Updates (February 14, 2023)

Update[German]On February 14, 2023 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for still-supported Microsoft Office versions and other products. A critical remote code execution vulnerability in Word is closed. Below is an overview of the available updates.


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An overview of the updates can be found on this web page (and here for this month). Details are documented in the linked KB articles. The updates are available for the installable MSI version of Microsoft Office (the click-to-run packages obtain the updates through other channels). Office 2019 does not appear in the list because it is distributed via click-to-run packages and receives security updates via the Office Update feature.

Office 2016

The following security updates have been released for Office 2016.

Word 2016: Description of the security update for Word 2016: February 14, 2023 (KB5002323); This security update resolves a critical remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Word. An unauthenticated attacker could send a malicious email containing an RTF payload that would allow the attacker to execute commands within the application used to open the malicious file. For more information about this vulnerability, see CVE-2023-21716.

Details about the Office updates can be found in the linked KB articles.

Office 2013

Office 2013 requires Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 to be installed. The following security updates have been released (are the same patches as for Office 2016).

Details about the Office updates can be found in the linked KB articles.

Other updates for Office/SharePoint Server

Microsoft has also released security updates for several versions of Microsoft SharePoint Server.


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