Description of the security update for Office 2013: March 9, 2021 (KB4493203)

ID KB4493203
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2021-03-09T08:00:00




This security update resolves Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability. To learn more about the vulnerability, see the following security advisories:

Note: To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 installed on the computer.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home (see What version of Office am I using?).

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 standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the standalone 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: March 9, 2021 (KB5001208).

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4486759.

File hash information

File name| SHA1 hash| SHA256 hash
graph2013-kb4493203-fullfile-x86-glb.exe| ACBB9218B3990B346F67E1FC5755188EE60D809B| FAB3799718FC80583E06A71B2F85F8EBBEED6EC6A9822498E3D8654E614E0984
graph2013-kb4493203-fullfile-x64-glb.exe| 2D9C458C5068B050A04A77E5A0389F61662EE027| F3247CD538FE958FC85D98A877FC29CD43D66A2291D7D59315743D3E9001BEA7

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the 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.


For all supported x86-based versions of Office 2013

File identifier| File name| File version| File size| Date| Time
graph.exe| graph.exe| 15.0.5327.1000| 4526496| 10-Feb-21| 08:34


For all supported x64-based versions of Office 2013

File identifier| File name| File version| File size| Date| Time
graph.exe| graph.exe| 15.0.5327.1000| 6139304| 10-Feb-21| 08:35

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