Outlook 2016 / 2019 / 2021 / 365 Update for August 2022

The August security and rollup update has been made available for all Click-to-Run installations of Outlook 2016, Outlook 2019, Outlook 2021 and Outlook as part of a Microsoft 365 subscription.

It contains 3 security updates for Excel (1), Outlook (1) and Office (1). The details about the Outlook vulnerability can be found below;

  • CVE-2022-35742: Microsoft Outlook Denial of Service Vulnerability 
    • This vulnerability is currently not publicly disclosed nor exploited.
    • The Preview Pane is not an attack vector.
    • The Exploitability Assessment is rated: Exploitation Less Likely.

In addition, it contains 1 documented non-security fixes related to Outlook Current Version 2207, 2 new features for Monthly Enterprise Version 2206, 2 fixes for Semi-Annual Version 2202.

  • Version 2207
    • We fixed an issue that caused some people to experience an unexpected close shortly after boot.
  • Version 2202
    • We fixed an issue that caused users to experience a profile corruption issue that results in symptoms such as synchronization failures in shared folders and calendars, receiving NDRs for messages that have been delivered, and search failures in shared folders. Users experiencing this issue will need to re-create their profile to restore normal operations.
    • We fixed an issue where users were not able to add room mailboxes to the calendar.

The new features in Monthly Enterprise Version 2206 are;

  • Use suggested replies in Outlook
    When you receive an email message that can be answered by a short response, Outlook can suggest three responses you can use to reply with just a couple of clicks.
    • Suggested Replies can be turned off via; File-> Options-> Mail-> section: Replies and Forwards-> toggle option: Show suggested replies
  • Add SketchUp files to Office creations
    SketchUp is a popular 3D graphics program that makes it easy to create shareable conceptual designs, such as fully textured architectural models and other graphics used in industrial design, product design, and civil and mechanical engineering. Now, for the first time, SketchUp graphics (.skp files) can be integrated into your creations in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook!

Based on your release channel, you’ll be updated to the following version;

  • Microsoft 365 Apps, Outlook 2016 Retail, Outlook 2019 Retail, Outlook 2021 Retail
    Version 2207 (Build 15427.20210)
  • Monthly Enterprise
    Version 2206 (Build 15330.20298)
    Version 2205 (Build 15225.20394)
  • Semi-Annual Enterprise (Preview)
    Version 2202 (Build 14931.20660)
  • Semi-Annual Enterprise
    Version 2202 (Build 14931.20660)
    Version 2108 (Build 14326.21096)
    Version 2102 (Build 13801.21582) 
  • Outlook LTSC 2021
    Version 2108 (Build 14332.20358)
  • Outlook 2019 Volume Licensed
    Version 1808 (Build 10389.20033)

Note: Depending on your installation type, this update can be installed via the Update Now button in Outlook itself or the Microsoft Store. This update does not apply to msi-based installations of Office 2016.