Updates for SharePoint 2010 Products
This page provides resources for IT pros who are responsible for installing software updates on SharePoint 2010 farms.
Microsoft periodically releases software updates for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010. It is important to understand what these updates are and how to deploy them to servers or server farms.
The packaging of cumulative updates changed as of August 31, 2011. The following packages are provided for cumulative updates:
As a result of the new packaging, it is no longer necessary to install the SharePoint Foundation cumulative update and then install the SharePoint Server cumulative update.
Software update guidance
We recommend that you use the following documentation as guidance for deploying the latest software updates in a SharePoint Foundation or SharePoint Server environment.
Latest software updates
Software updates include any update, update rollup, service pack, feature pack, critical update, security update, or hotfix. See KB 824684 for a description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates. See KB 953878 for information about cumulative updates that are available from the Microsoft Office team to fix reported problems.
For the latest public updates, see the Update center for Office, Office servers, and related products.
June 2013 Update
April 2013 Update
February 2013 Update
December 2012 Update
October 2012 Update
August 2012 Update
June 2012 Update
April 2012 Update
February 2012 Update
December 2011 Update
October 2011 Update
August 2011 Update
June 2011 Update
Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 products includes stability, performance, and security enhancements that are a direct result of customer feedback and are designed to extend the value customers experience with SharePoint 2010.
April 2011 Update
February 2011 Update
December 2010 Update
Note: You must restart the User Profile Synchronization service after installing this cumulative update. For more information see the
Start the User Profile Synchronization service section in the
Configure profile synchronization article in the library.
October 2010 Update
August 2010 Update
The Office 2010 Cumulative Update for August 2010 ( KB 2396341) contains additional hotfixes that apply to Project Server 2010 and FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint.
June 2010 Update
The Office 2010 Cumulative Update for June 2010 ( KB 2259686) contains additional hotfixes that apply to Project Server 2010 and Search Server 2010.