Patchday Windows 10-Updates (November 27, 2018)

[German]On November 27, 2018, Microsoft released some cumulative updates for the supported Windows 10 builds. Among other things, the file type bug is corrected. Here are some details about each update.


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For a list of updates, visit this Microsoft Web page. These updates (on the 3rd Tuesday of the month) correct errors in the various Windows versions, security-relevant updates have been rolled out since Sept. 2018 on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. I have extracted the details of the updates below.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1803

For Windows 10 April Update (Version 1803) the following updates are available.

Update KB4467682 for Windows 10 Version 1803

Cumulative update KB4467682 for Windows 10 Version 1803 contains quality improvements but no new operating system functions and raises the OS build to 17134.441. Here is the list of fixes:

  • Addresses an issue that prevents the deletion of word spellings from the Microsoft Office dictionary using settings.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the GetCalendarInfo function to return an incorrect era name on the first day of the Japanese era.
  • Addresses time zone changes for Russian daylight standard time.
  • Addresses time zone changes for Moroccan daylight standard time.
  • Addresses an issue to allow the use of the previous barrel button and drag functionality and ensure that shim choices have priority over the registry.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the precision touchpad or keyboard to stop responding because of some combination of docking and undocking or shutdown or restart operations.
  • Addresses an issue that may sometimes cause the system to stop responding after turning on, which prevents logon.
  • Addresses an issue that causes Microsoft Word Immersive Reader to skip the first part of a selected word when using Microsoft Word Online in Microsoft Edge.
  • Addresses an issue with missing URL shortcuts from the Start menu.
  • Addresses an issue that allows users to uninstall apps from the Start menu when the “Prevent users from uninstalling applications from Start menu” policy is set.
  • Addresses an issue that causes File Explorer to stop working when you click the Turn on button for the Timeline feature. This issue occurs when the “Allow upload of user activities” group policy is disabled.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents users from accessing the Ease of Access Cursor & pointer size page in the Settings app with the URI “ms-settings:easeofaccess-cursorandpointersize”.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the audio service to stop working or become unresponsive while using call control, controlling volume, and streaming music to Bluetooth audio devices. Error messages that appear include:
    • Exception error 0x8000000e in btagservice.dll.
    • Exception error 0xc0000005 or 0xc0000409 in bthavctpsvc.dll.
    • Stop 0xD1 BSOD error in btha2dp.sys.
  • Addresses an issue in which a third-party antivirus software may receive an “ERROR_NO_SYSTEM_RESOURCES” error.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause excessive memory usage when using smart cards.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the system to stop working with the error code, “0x120_fvevol!FveEowFinalSweepConvertSpecialRangesChunk”.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents Application Guard from browsing the internet if the proxy auto-config (PAC) file on a device uses IP literals to specify a web proxy.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents a Wi-Fi client from connecting to Miracast® devices when the allowed service set identifier (SSID) is specified in Wireless Network Policies.
  • Addresses an issue that causes Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) profiling to fail when using custom profiling frequencies.
  • Addresses a power state transition issue that causes the system to become unresponsive when connecting to eXtensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) devices.
  • Addresses an issue that may lead to a blue screen on the system when running disk benchmark software.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the RemoteApp window to always be active and in the foreground after closing a window.
  • Allows a Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE) random address to rotate periodically even when Bluetooth LE passive scan is enabled.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the installation and client activation of Windows Server 2019 and 1809 LTSC Key Management Service (KMS) host keys (CSVLK) to not work as expected. For more information about the original feature, see KB4347075.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents some users from setting Win32 program defaults for certain app and file type combinations using the Open with… command or Settings > Apps > Default apps.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents users from opening presentation (.pptx) files exported from a Google presentation.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents some users from connecting to some older devices, such as printers, over Wi-Fi because of the introduction of multicast DNS (mDNS). If you did not experience device connectivity issues and prefer the new mDNS functionality, you can enable mDNS by creating the following registry key: “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient\ mDNSEnabled (DWORD) = 1”.

The update is distributed via Windows Update, but should also be available via WSUS or via Microsoft Update Catalog. Manual installation of the update requires the current Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB4465663 of November 2018 to be installed. This is ensured when installing via Windows Update.

Microsoft is aware of the following issues with this update: After you install this update, users may no longer be able to use the search bar in Windows Media Player when they play certain files. Also, an installed NET Framework Preview des Quality Rollup of the September 11, 2018 (or the August Preview) causes issues. It can raise an exception when you instantiate SqlConnection. For more information about this issue, visit the Microsoft Knowledge Base.


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Updates for Windows 10 Version 1709

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

Update KB4467681 for Windows 10 Version 1709

Cumulative Update KB4467681 for Windows 10 Version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) raises the OS build to 16299.820 and includes quality improvements and the following fixes:

  • Ensures that certain windowed ActiveX controls scroll along with other page content in Internet Explorer 11 during a user-triggered scroll operation.
  • Addresses an issue that causes navigation across eras to stop working in the Japanese Calendar view.
  • Addresses an issue related to the date format for the Japanese era calendar.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the GetCalendarInfo function to return an incorrect era name on the first day of the Japanese era.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents the deletion of word spellings from the Microsoft Office dictionary using settings.
  • Addresses time zone changes for Russian daylight standard time.
  • Addresses time zone changes for Moroccan daylight standard time.
  • Addresses an issue that sometimes causes the software keyboard to disappear when joining a Wi-Fi network while using a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application. This issue affects devices that have installed the Windows 10 Creators Update and have no physical keyboard.
  • Addresses an issue to allow the use of the previous barrel button and drag functionality and ensure that shim choices have priority over the registry.
  • Addresses an issue that causes Microsoft Word Immersive Reader to skip the first part of a selected word when using Microsoft Word Online in Microsoft Edge.
  • Addresses an issue in the Universal CRT that sometimes causes the AMD64-specific implementation of FMOD to return an incorrect result when given very large inputs. FMOD is frequently used to implement the modulo operator in JavaScript and Python implementations that use the Universal C Runtime.
  • Addresses an issue in which event log entries for the CredSSP security update that fixes CVE-2018-0886 are not logged correctly.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause excessive memory usage when using smart cards.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the system to stop working with the error code, “0x120_fvevol!FveEowFinalSweepConvertSpecialRangesChunk”.
  • Addresses an issue that blocks ActiveX controls in Internet Explorer on 64-bit systems. This occurs when using Windows Defender Application Control and creating a policy that allows all ActiveX controls to run in Internet Explorer.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents Application Guard from browsing the internet if the proxy auto-config (PAC) file on a device uses IP literals to specify a web proxy.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents a Wi-Fi client from connecting to Miracast® devices when the allowed service set identifier (SSID) is specified in Wireless Network Policies.
  • Addresses an issue with the Group Policy Object (GPO) “Prohibit connection to non-domain networks when connected to domain authenticated network”. In this scenario, this GPO disconnects the Wi-Fi interface over which a VPN client connection is established.
  • Addresses a power state transition issue that causes the system to become unresponsive when connecting to eXtensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) devices.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the RemoteApp window to always be active and in the foreground after closing a window.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the installation and client activation of Windows Server 2019 and 1809 LTSC Key Management Service (KMS) host keys (CSVLK) to not work as expected. For more information about the original feature, see KB4347075.

The update is distributed via Microsoft Update Catalog but should also be available via WSUS or the Microsoft Update Catalog. Manual installation of the update requires the current Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB4465661 of November 2018 to be installed. This is ensured when installing via Windows Update.

Microsoft is aware of the following issues with this update: After you install this update, users may no longer be able to use the search bar in Windows Media Player when they play certain files. Also, an installed .NET Framework Preview des Quality Rollup of the September 11, 2018 (or the August Preview) causes isssues. For more information about this issue, click the Microsoft Knowledge Base. It can raise an exception when you instantiate SqlConnection.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1703

Windows 10, version 1703, has reached the end of support on October 8, 2018. Devices running Windows 10 Home, Pro, Pro for Workstation and IoT Core will no longer receive monthly security and quality updates. Only Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education will receive additional updates for one year. The following updates are available for these editions of the Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703).

Update KB4467699 foür Windows 10 Version 1703

Cumulative Update KB4467699 for Windows 10 Version 1703 (Creators Update) raises the OS build to 15063.1478 and includes quality improvements. It addresses the following vulnerabilities and problems:

  • Addresses an issue that causes navigation across eras to stop working in the Japanese Calendar view.
  • Addresses an issue related to the date format for the Japanese era calendar.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the GetCalendarInfo function to return an incorrect era name on the first day of the Japanese era.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents the deletion of word spellings from the Microsoft Office dictionary using settings.
  • Addresses time zone changes for Russian daylight standard time.
  • Addresses an issue in the Universal CRT that sometimes causes the AMD64-specific implementation of FMOD to return an incorrect result when given very large inputs. FMOD is frequently used to implement the modulo operator in JavaScript and Python implementations that use the Universal C Runtime.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause excessive memory usage when using smart cards.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the system to stop working with the error code, “0x120_fvevol!FveEowFinalSweepConvertSpecialRangesChunk”.
  • Addresses an issue that blocks ActiveX controls in Internet Explorer on 64-bit systems. This occurs when using Windows Defender Application Control and creating a policy that allows all ActiveX controls to run in Internet Explorer.

The update is distributed via Windows Update, but can also be downloaded via Microsoft Update Catalog. Manual installation of the update requires the current Servicing Stack Update (SSU, KB4465660) to be installed. This is ensured when installing via Windows Update. The same ‘known issues’ apply as for the updates listed in the previous sections.

This update also includes improvements to the update component itself.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1507 til 1607

For Windows 10 RTM and Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607) the following updates has been released.

  • Windows 10 Version 1607: Update KB4467684 s only available for Enterprise and Education and Windows Server 2016. The update lifts the OS build to 14393.2639 and includes the fixes mentioned in the KB article. 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) (KB4465659)needs to be installed. Details, including known problems, can be found in the KB article.

There was no update for Windows 10 V1511, because this version is out of support. For Windows 10 V1507 and also for the current V1803 no updates have been provided so far. Details about the above updates can be found in the respective Microsoft KB articles in case of doubt..

Microcode update KB4465065 for Windows 10 V1809

For Windows 10 Version 1809 and for Windows Server 2019 Microsoft has released Microcode update KB4465065. Some CPU models have been taken into support.

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