Microsoft Security Advisory (October 8,/10, 2019)

[German]Another supplement from last week. Microsoft has published Security Advisory for the 8th and 10th of October 2019, which I will post here.

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WordPress 5.2.4 released

On October 14, 2019 WordPress 5.2.4 has been released. It is a maintenance update that is intended to fix six security issues. Some information can be found in the Release Notes. In my blogs updating worked manually and automatically without problems.

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Windows 10 V1903: Microsoft activates Tamper Protection

[German]Microsoft has just announced that it intends to activate Defender Tamper Protection under Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Version 1903). This is available for all Windows Defender ATP customers.

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Vulnerability in Windows 10 Update Assistant

[German]Microsoft has acknowledged a vulnerability in the Windows 10 Update Assistant that can be exploited to extend privileges. Uninstalling or updating the wizard is recommended. Here is some information about what you should know.

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Windows 10 V1903: Update KB4517389 breaks Edge Browser [Fix]

[German]A brief information for users of Windows 10 version 1903 who suddenly have issues with the Edge browser, which won’t launch. It is due to the cumulative update KB4517389, which was released on October 8, 2019. Microsoft is aware of the bug, however, a fix is expected by the end of the month. Within this blog post I outline also some workarounds.

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Windows 10 V1809: Does update KB4522015 blocks RSAT installation?

[German]Short info and question, whether this can be confirmed. The update KB4522015 for Windows 10 V1809 dated September 23, 2019 is supposed to block the installation of the RSAT management tools.

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Surface Book 2: CPU- and dGPU issues fixed

[German]Microsoft released a Firmware update to fix two issues with Surface Book 2 running Windows 10 1903. The CPU throttling to 400 MHz and the disabling Nvidia dGPU bug shall be fixed.

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HP Touchpoint Analytics vulnerability put PCs at risk

[German]HP Touchpoint Analytics software is pre-installed on most HP computers. A vulnerability allows attackers to gain administrator privileges. Here’s what you need to know about that incident.

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Windows 10: Fixes for October 2019 (start menu) issues

[German]After installing the cumulative updates released on October 8, 2019, some Windows 10 users, especially with version 1903, are facing again issues with a broken start menu, a broken desktop search, and a broken action center. Below I will give a brief analysis and describe some approaches how to repair this.

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Windows 10 V1909 is called November 2019 Update

[German]Microsoft has revealed a few hours ago the new name and version number for the Windows 10 19H2, which is expected to be released end of October 2019.

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