These release notes provide information about new features, security updates, and non-security updates that are included in Semi-Annual Channel updates to Office 365 ProPlus in 2018.

Note

  • The following also provides information about new features, security updates, and non-security updates for Visio Pro for Office 365 and Project Online Desktop Client.
  • This information also applies to Office 365 Business, which is the version of Office that comes with some Office 365 plans, such as Business Premium.
  • Semi-Annual Channel was named Deferred Channel prior to January 2018.


Version 1705: June 12

Version 1705 (Build 8201.2294)

This is the Deferred Channel release that's been available since September 2017. It will continue to be supported and receive security updates until July 2018. But, a new Semi-Annual Channel release is now available Version 1708 (Build 8431.2270) which contains new features, security updates, and non-security updates.

Excel: Security updates
  • CVE-2018-8246: Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2018-8248: Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Outlook: Security updates
  • CVE-2018-8244: Microsoft Outlook Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability


Source: Release notes for Semi-Annual Channel releases in 2018 | Microsoft Docs