October 2013 cumulative updates for Office client and Office server products are now available

Get links to the latest hotfixes for Office 2013 and Office 2010

If you are an admin responsible for keeping Office patched and updated in your organization, you’ll want to review the October 2013 cumulative update packages for Office 2013 and Office 2010.

What is a cumulative update package?   It contains the latest hotfixes for the Office client and for Office server products.

How do I know if I need to deploy a particular hotfix?   You probably don’t need to deploy all hotfixes to the computers in your organization. Every hotfix has an associated knowledge base article. The article will tell you about the specific issue that the hotfix deals with. If you’re experiencing that problem in your organization, you should test the hotfix.  The knowledge base article includes a link to download the hotfix.

What other updates are out there for Office?   You should definitely check out the October security updates for Office.  There is also a list of all cumulative updates, public updates, and service packs for supported versions of Office on the Update center for Office, Office servers, and related products.