Category Archives: Update

Microsoft April 2018 patchday issues

[German]In April 2018 Microsoft released a couple of updates for Windows, Office and other products. In addition to the known issues already reported by Microsoft (Known Issues), some updates lead to further problems. This article outlines some problems that have … Continue reading

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Java SE Version 8 Update 171/172 released

Oracle released the update for Java SE 8 to version 171 (and 172) on April 17, 2018. The update to version 171/172 is a security update that closes security holes (see also Oracle Security Advisory April 2018).

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Google Chrome 66 released

Google has released Google Chrome 66 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The desktop version includes an autoplaying content blocking feature.

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Windows 10 Updates KB4093117 and KB4093120 (04/17/2018)

[German]Microsoft has released cumulative updates for Windows 10 (KB4093117, KB4093120) as of April 17, 2018. Here is some information about these updates.

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Windows 7/8.1 Preview Rollup Updates (04/17/2018)

[German]Microsoft has released updates for Windows 7 (KB4093113), Windows 8.1 (KB4093121) and the relevant server counterparts as of April 17, 2018. These are the monthly preview rollup updates.

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Windows 10 April 2018 Update: New Name, new game in May?

[German]Another ‘water level report’ for the upcoming Windows 10 release. It’s becoming more and more of a running gag; the story behind the Windows 10 feature update to version 1803 – which will now be named as April 2018 Update … Continue reading

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Update Outlook due to vulnerability CVE-2018-0950

[German]There is a serious vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook that can allow the stealing of access data or send the system into a BlueScreen loop. Microsoft has released a patchday update (April 10, 2018) to close the vulnerability.

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Microsoft Security Update revisions April 2018

Microsoft has revised the descriptions of several security updates for Patchday April 2018. Here are the details of three major changes in the update description I received from Microsoft.

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Patchday: Other Microsoft Updates (April 10, 2018)

[German]Microsoft has released a couple of updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. for April Patchday (April 10, 2018). Below I added some details to selected patches, which are not included in the other articles linked at the end of … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Spectre V2 Update for AMD-CPUs

[German]Finally it seems that Windows 10 systems with AMD CPUs can be protected against the Spectre V2 vulnerability with an update. However, there are a lot of hurdles to overcome in order to enjoy the Spectre V2 protection. Here is … Continue reading

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