Microsoft has released patches for Office 2016, Office 2013 and Office 2010 as a part of first Patch Tuesday in May 2018. The hotfixes for Microsoft Office include 30 security updates and 22 non-security updates.
The security updates include important vulnerability fixes so you should update to the latest version of Microsoft Office by installing these patches.
There are two ways to get these updates. One, you can get the updates through Windows Update if you have already checked “Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I updates Windows”.
This means that you will get the Office updates automatically when you run Windows Update.
The second way is to download the updates and install them manually. If you want to download and install the updates manually, we are giving the download links of these updates below:
KB4018308 for Office Viewers and Office Compatibility Pack
Some questions are answered below to be clear about the terminology of Microsoft Updates.
Some frequently asked questions
What is Patch Tuesday?
Microsoft regularly releases security updates for almost all of its supported products. The Patch Tuesday are security updates released by Microsoft normally on second and sometimes fourth Tuesday of every month.
What is a patch?
Patch is a software which is designed to enhance an already existing software. The patch may be used to fix issues to the product or even enhance its functionality.
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