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News Outlook 2016 Update for April 2016

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2016. This is a non-security update which contains 15 documented improvements and fixes. Office 365 based installations get 2 additional fixes.

Most notable fixes are:

  • 6 fixes for when you connect to an Exchange server via the MAPI over HTTP protocol that deal with crashes, Public Folder connectivity and and attachment corruptions in some scenarios when connected in Online Mode.
  • You can’t select multiple attachments of an email message in Outlook 2016 by pressing SHIFT.
  • Profile creation fails for hidden global address list (GAL) users.
  • Updates Add-in support to the current API version 1.3.

Additional fixes for Office 365 installations of Outlook 2016:

  • Fix an issue where images in HTML signatures appear as gray boxes when sending new messages or replying.
  • Fix an issue where the search folder for read items also shows unread items.

View: Download information for KB3114972

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 16.0.4366.1000 (msi-based installation) or 16.0.6769.2015 (Office 365 based installation).

News Outlook 2013 Update for April 2016

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2013. This is a non-security update which contains 11 documented improvements and fixes.

Most notable fixes are:

  • 5 fixes for when you connect to an Exchange server via the MAPI over HTTP protocol that deal with crashes, Public Folder connectivity and and attachment corruptions in some scenarios when connected in Online Mode. 
  • You may see incorrect search results in Shared Mailboxes.
  • Adds the ability for non-Outlook MAPI applications to use the Autodiscover service to receive connection settings during IMAPISession::OpenMsgStore, when the target is an Exchange mailbox by setting the AllowAutoDiscoverForNonOutlook Registry value.

View: Download information for KB3114941

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 15.0.4815.1000.

News Outlook 2010 Update for April 2016

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2010. This is a non-security update which contains 3 documented improvements and fixes. 

  • After receiving the RPC_S_SERVER_TOO_BUSY response from the Exchange Server, Outlook that has the MAPI over HTTP transport protocol enabled should resend the request after some back-off time instead of immediately reconnecting to the server.
  • When you download email attachments through the MAPI over HTTP transport protocol in Outlook, attachments may be corrupted in some scenarios. This issue occurs in multi-core processor systems and Outlook with online mode.
  • When a delegate opens a meeting request in Outlook, some respond buttons, such as the Accept, Tentative, and Decline buttons, aren’t displayed.

View: Download information for KB3114996

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update and updates Outlook to version 14.0.7168.5000.

News Junk E-mail Filter updates for April 2016

New Junk E-mail Filter definitions have been made available for all supported Outlook versions.

Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB3114979)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 Junk Email Filter (KB3114999)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 Junk Email Filter (KB3114942)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2016 Junk Email Filter (KB3114959)

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365. This update is included in Office 365 version: 15.4815.1000 and 16.0.6769.2015.

News Exchange 2016 CU1

Cumulative Update 1 for Exchange 2016 is now available for direct download. It contains 5 documented new fixes or improvements and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2016.

Notable fixes are:

  • Changed: Remote PowerShell sessions will now no longer be using Mailbox Anchoring.
  • Updated S/MIME Control for Outlook Web Access. Users who have installed the earlier version of the control must update it via OWA.
  • KB3135688: Preserves the web.config file for Outlook Web App when you apply a cumulative update in Exchange Server 2016.
  • KB3124242: Mailbox quota is not validated during migration to Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server 2016.

Download: Cumulative Update 1 for Exchange Server 2016 (KB3134844)
Download: Exchange Server 2016 CU1 UM Language Packs
View: Description of Cumulative Update 1 for Exchange Server 2016
View: Blog post of the Exchange Team about CU 12 for Exchange Server 2016

News Exchange 2013 CU12

Cumulative Update 12 for Exchange 2013 is now available for direct download. It contains 27 documented new fixes or improvements and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2013.

Notable fixes are:

  • Reverted: Remote PowerShell sessions will now no longer be using Mailbox Anchoring.
  • Updated S/MIME Control for Outlook Web Access. Users who have installed the earlier version of the control must update it via OWA.
  • KB3137585: OAuth authentication fails in a proxy scenario between Exchange Server 2013 hybrid on-premises and Office 365.
  • KB3136694: Calendar items aren’t synced when you use Exchange ActiveSync on a mobile device.
  • KB3108415: POP3 email client disconnects randomly in an Exchange Server 2013 environment.

Download: Cumulative Update 12 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB3108023)
Download: Exchange Server 2013 CU12 UM Language Packs
View: Description of Cumulative Update 11 for Exchange Server 2013
View: Blog post of the Exchange Team about CU 12 for Exchange Server 2013

News Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 13

Update Rollup 13 for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 is now available for direct download. It includes 2 new fixes or improvements and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2010 SP3. Note that mainstream support for Exchange 2010 has already ended.

  • Added support for the new Office 365 Hybrid Configuration wizard (HCW).
  • Updated S/MIME Control for Outlook Web Access. Users who have installed the earlier version of the control must update it via OWA.

View: Description of Update Rollup 13 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3
Download: Update Rollup 13 For Exchange 2010 SP3 (KB3141339)

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News Outlook 2016 Security Update for March 2016

A Security Update has been released for Outlook 2016. In addition to resolving the vulnerability, it also contains 3 documented improvements and fixes. 

  • Resolves the vulnerabilities mentioned in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-029 which could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
  • Updates startup information for all international languages to better align with Cortana.
  • Outlook 2016 takers longer than Outlook 2013 takes to configure some email accounts.
  • When you scroll through some items in a message list, Window-Eyes stops the screen reader from working for Outlook 2016.

Note:
When you are using Outlook 2016 as part of an Office 365 subscription, this update also solves the POP3 email duplicates issue that was introduced with the February update.

View: Download information for KB3114861

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 16.0.4351.1000 (msi-based installation) or 16.0.6568.2036 (Office 365 based installation).

News Outlook 2013 Security Update for March 2016

A Security Update has been released for Outlook 2013. In addition to resolving the vulnerability, it also contains 3 documented improvements and fixes. 

  • Resolves the vulnerabilities mentioned in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-029 which could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
  • Adds support for Web Add-in commands to Outlook 2013.
  • When you view certain meeting cancelation email messages in the Reading Pane Outlook may crash.
  • When you use a mouse to open a new all-day appointment Outlook may crash.

View: Download information for KB3114829

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 15.0.4805.1000.