Patchday Windows 10-Updates (September 11, 2018)

[German]As of September 11, 2018 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), several cumulative updates have been released for the supported Windows 10 builds. Here are some details about each update.


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A list of the updates can be found on this Microsoft Web page. In August 2018, Microsoft revised the display format to make it easier to get the information. I’ve pulled out the details below.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1803

The following updates are available for Windows 10 April Update (version 1803).

Update KB4457128 for Windows 10 Version 1803

Cumulative update KB4457128 contains quality improvements but no new operating system functions and raises the OS build to 17134.285. The update also includes updates for Microsoft HoloLens (OS Build 17134.285). Here is the list of fixes:

  • Provides protection against a Spectre Variant 2 vulnerability (CVE-2017-5715) for ARM64 devices.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the Program Compatibility Assistant (PCA) service to have excessive CPU usage. This occurs when the concurrency of two simultaneous add and remove programs (ARP) monitoring threads is not handled correctly.
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft scripting engine, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows media, Windows Shell, Windows Hyper-V, Windows datacenter networking, Windows virtualization and kernel, Windows Linux, Windows kernel, Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows MSXML, and Windows Server.

The update is distributed via Windows Update, but should also be available via WSUS or the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft is (currently) not aware of any issues with the update.

Update KB4456655 (SSU) for Windows 10 Version 1803

Update KB4456655 is a Servicing Stack Update for Windows 10 Version 1803. This must be installed before updating KB4457128.


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Updates for Windows 10 Version 1709

The following updates are available for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709).

Update KB4457142 for Windows 10 Version 1709

Cumulative update KB4457142 for Windows 10 Version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) raises the OS build to 16299.665 and includes quality improvements and the following fixes:

Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft scripting engine, Windows graphics, Windows media, Windows Shell, Windows cryptography, Windows virtualization and kernel, Windows datacenter networking, Windows hyper-V, Windows Linux, Windows kernel, Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows MSXML, and Windows Server.

The update is distributed via Windows Update, but can also be downloaded via Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft is (currently) not aware of any issues with the update.

For Windows 10 Mobile V1709 there is also the update KB4459082, which raises the build to 15254.530.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1703

The following updates are available for Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703).

Update KB4457138 for Windows 10 Version 1703

Cumulative Update KB4457138 for Windows 10 Version 1703 (Creators Update) raises the OS build to 15063.1324 and includes quality improvements. The update is also available for Windows 10 Mobile (OS Build 15063.1324). It addresses the following security vulnerabilities and issues:

Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft scripting engine, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows media, Windows Shell, Device Guard, Windows datacenter networking, Windows kernel, Windows hyper-V, Windows virtualization and kernel, Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows MSXM, and Windows Server.

The update is distributed via Windows Update, but is also available via Microsoft Update Catalog. Currently there are no known issues.

Windows Update Improvements

Microsoft has released an update directly to the Windows Update Client to increase its reliability. Any Windows 10 device that is configured to automatically update with Windows Update will receive the feature update (to V1803). Windows 10 Enterprise and the Pro Edition also receive the feature update (on V1803) based on device compatibility and the update delay (defer) set in Windows Update for Business Deferral Policy. This does not apply to LTSC versions.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1507 bis 1607

Various updates are available for Windows 10 RTM to Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607). Here is a short overview.

  • Windows 10 Version 1607: Update KB4457131 is only available for Enterprise and Education and Windows Server 2016. This update raises the OS build to 14393.2485 and includes the fixes mentioned above for other updates. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Before manual installation, the Servicing Stack Update (SSU) (KB4132216) need to be installed. Details can be found in the KB article.
  • Windows 10 Version 1507: Update KB4457132 is available for the RTM version (LTSC). The update raises the OS build to 10240.17976, including the fixes mentioned above for other updates. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Similar to Windows 10 Version 1703 there are also improvements to Windows Update (see note above). Details can be found in the KB article.

For Windows 10 V1511 there was no update, that this version fell on the support. Details about the above updates can be found in the respective Microsoft KB articles in case of doubt.

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1 Response to Patchday Windows 10-Updates (September 11, 2018)

  1. EP says:

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    known issue with KB4457128 update for Win10 v1803 (mentioned 9/14/2018 in MS KB article 4457128)
    -After installing this update, Windows no longer recognizes the Personal Information exchange (PFX) certificate that’s used for authenticating to a Wi-Fi or VPN connection. As a result, Microsoft Intune takes a long time to deliver user profiles because it doesn’t recognize that the required certificate is on the device.

    known issues with KB4457142 update for Win10 v1709 (mentioned 9/14/2018 on MS KB article 4457142)
    -After installing this update, some users that are using VPN with IKEv2 may fail to establish a VPN connection. The connection fails with the error, “Remote Access Error 809.”
    -After installing this update, Windows no longer recognizes the Personal Information exchange (PFX) certificate that’s used for authenticating to a Wi-Fi or VPN connection. As a result, Microsoft Intune takes a long time to deliver user profiles because it doesn’t recognize that the required certificate is on the device.

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