SQL Server 2016 SP2: Update KB4293807 pulled

Windows Update[German]A brief information for administrators: Microsoft released the security update KB4293807 for SQL Server 2016 SP2 on August 14, 2018. But this update has already been pulled.

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Windows 10 and the OneDrive vulnerabilities – Part 3

[German]In Part 1 and Part 2 of my article series I described the vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s OneDrive client (addressing the location of program files in the unprotected profile folder and the use of outdated open source libraries with known vulnerabilities). In part 3 I try to give an explanation for that behavior and there is a statement from Microsoft.

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Windows 10 and the OneDrive vulnerabilities – Part 2

[German]In part 1 of my article series about vulnerabilities in OneDrive client I mentioned, the location of the program files in the unprotected profile folder. But Microsoft developers have made further mistakes, such as using outdated open source libraries with known vulnerabilities.

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Windows 10 and the OneDrive vulnerabilities – Part 1

[German]This article is about the OneDrive client that Microsoft delivers with Windows 10. The way, how Microsoft’s developers has implemented this client, leaves several vulnerabilities. Here are a few details about an investigation.

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Windows 10: Intel driver updates for AMD systems?

[German]Short question to owners of an AMD system with Windows 10. Have you been offered obscure Intel driver updates for AMD systems in the last few days?

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Windows 10: Microsoft Account need to be fixed

[German]Users of Windows 10 systems may run into a stupid problem. Windows 10 often requires to have to fix the Microsoft account. Here are a few hints.

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Windows 10 V1709/1803: Issues (also August Patchday)

Windows Update[German]After the Microsoft patchday disaster of July 2018, August updates seems to be mostly flawless. But there are some minor issues with Windows 10 V1803 (independent from August patchday). Here is an overview about some (minor) issues in Windows 10 V1803 (and minor patchday issues in V1709/V1803).

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Windows 10 V1803: Update KB4458166 fixes TLS 1.2 issue

Within my blog post Windows 10 V1803 rollout stopped due to TLS 1.2 issues I reported a specific issue with Windows 10 V1803 and applications that require TLS 1.2 (mostly on Intuit books). Microsoft has even suspended the rollout of this version of Windows 10 because of the error on these machines. Apparently KB4458166 update is now available to fix this problem. I have added details within the linked article.

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TLS 1.2: Windows Error Reporting Service drops an error

When switching to transport encryption TLS 1.2, the Windows Error Reporting Service may stop working and dops some errorss in event log. Here are a few details about that topic.

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Insider Preview 17741 for Windows 10 Version 1809 released

Microsoft has released Insider Preview Build 17741 in the Fast Ring and confirmed the version 1809 for this Windows 10 Build. The announcement has been made as usual in Windows blog, where you can read more details. That the upcoming Windows 10 build will be version 1809 is shown within the version dialog box of this Windows 10 Insider Preview. The notation V1809 I’ve used already within in the blog, has been confirmed – I assume that the feature update will come at the beginning of October 2018.

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