Last update: 14 December 2017
We got informed of customers that information in Word documents is lost after the installation of September 2017 security update KB 4011039 and KB3213656 for Microsoft Office 2016.
Symptoms are missing data in table cells (normal text, DocProperties, mail merge fields) when Word documents are opened and finalized. We already could reproduce the symptoms.
The issue is introduced by the following Microsoft fixes:
Clients and Conversion servers using Microsoft Office 2016 are affected.
The issue is Microsoft Office 2016 specific and independent to Folio at all, or to a specific Fabasoft Folio/eGov-Suite version. The Microsoft Office issue however affects Fabasoft Folio / Fabasoft eGov-Suite use-cases.
At the current situation, please prevent your systems (clients and conversion servers using Microsoft Office 2016) to install these hotfixes.
If you already have installed these fixes, we suggest to uninstall these fixes.
For Fabasoft could reproduce the issue with Microsoft Office 2016:
Microsoft already included the behavior to the "Known issues" of these hotfixes and stated to address the issue in the October 2017 update.