Outlook 2013 Updates for July 2016

Rollup Updates have been released for Office 2013 that also affects Outlook. These are non-security updates which need to be installed both to enable the fix.

Additionally, a security update has been released which, besides resolving the security vulnerability, contains 5 improvements and fixes.

Rollup Updates
The Rollup Updates solves the following issue in Outlook;

  • Images in email messages aren’t scaled correctly in Outlook 2013 if you use high DPI monitors.

View: Download information for KB3115253
View: Download information for KB3115255

Security Update
Most notable fixes of the Security Update are;

  • Resolves vulnerabilities that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
  • When you click the Meeting button to create a meeting request for a contact in the Contacts hub in Outlook 2013, the “Unknown Error” error message is displayed.
  • When you use the Task Peek function, Outlook 2013 crashes.

View: Download information for KB3115259
View: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-088

Note: These updates can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 15.0.4841.1000.