Patchday Windows 10 Updates (August 13, 2019)

[German]On August 13, 2019 (second Tuesday of the month, patchday at Microsoft), several cumulative updates were 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. I’ve pulled out the details below. The update installation requires an existing current Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs). Microsoft now publishes an overview of current Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs) under ADV990001.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1903

The following updates are available for Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Version 1903).

Update KB4512508 for Windows 10 Version 1903

Cumulative Update KB4512508 raises the OS build to 18362.295 and is available for Windows 10 Version 1903 and Windows Server Version 1903. It includes quality improvements but no new operating system features. Here is the list of improvements, called highlights and security fixes by Microsoft:

  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Bluetooth, networking technologies, and input devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus.
  • Security updates to Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Cryptography, Windows Datacenter Networking, Windows Virtualization, Windows Storage and Filesystems, the Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows Linux, Windows Kernel, Windows Server, Windows MSXML, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge.

In addition, Microsoft has released an update directly for the Windows Update Client to improve its reliability. This will be rolled out outside of Windows Update if the machine is compatible and not a LTSC variant and updates have not been blocked by GPO.

This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update. This update is also available in the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft strongly recommends that you install the latest Service Stack Update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest Cumulative Update (LCU). The update has a number of known issues that are documented in KB4512508.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1809

The following updates are available for Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) and Windows Server 2019.


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Update KB4511553 for Windows 10 Version 1809

Cumulative Update KB4511553 raises the OS build to 17763.678 and includes quality improvements but no new operating system features. Here is the list of improvements, this time called highlights by Microsoft:

  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Bluetooth, networking technologies, and input devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus.

There are also the following security fixes:

  • Addresses an issue that may prevent devices from starting up or cause them to continue restarting if they are connected to a domain that is configured to use MIT Kerberos realms. Domain controllers and domain members are both affected.
  • Addresses an issue with a Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) console user interface (UI) exception that occurs when you expand the Computers directory.
  • Security updates to Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Cryptography, Windows Virtualization, Windows Datacenter Networking, the Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows Server, Windows Kernel, Windows MSXML, and Microsoft Edge.

In addition, Microsoft has released an update directly for the Windows Update Client to improve its reliability. This will be rolled out outside of Windows Update if the machine is compatible and not a LTSC variant and updates have not been blocked by GPO.

This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update. This update is also available from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft strongly recommends that you install the latest Service Stack Update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest Cumulative Update (LCU). Microsoft lists several known issues that the update causes. See the KB article for details.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1803

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

Update KB4512501 for Windows 10 Version 1803

Cumulative Update KB4512501 contains quality improvements but no new operating system functions and raises the OS build to 17134.950. Here is the list of improvements, this time described by Microsoft as highlights: 

  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Bluetooth, networking technologies, and input devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus.

And here is the list of fixes and changes: 

  • Addresses an issue that may prevent devices from starting up or cause them to continue restarting if they are connected to a domain that is configured to use MIT Kerberos realms. Domain controllers and domain members are both affected.
  • Security updates to Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Datacenter Networking, Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows Input and Composition, Windows MSXML, Internet Explorer, Windows Server, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Cryptography, Windows Server, Windows Virtualization, Microsoft Edge, and Windows Shell.

This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update. This update is also available in the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft strongly recommends that you install the latest Service Stack Update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest Cumulative Update (LCU). Microsoft lists a longer latte of known issues that the update causes in the KB article

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1507 bis 1709

For Windows 10 RTM up to version 1709 different updates are available for the LTSC versions and Enterprise versions. Here is a short overview

  • Windows 10 Version 1709: Update KB4512516 is only available for Enterprise and Education. The update raises the OS build to 16299.1331. The fixes mentioned in the KB article are included. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. The latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed prior to manual installation. Details, including known issues, can be found in the KB article.
  • Windows 10 Version 1703: Update KB4512507 is only available for Enterprise and Education. The update raises the OS build to 15063.1988. The fixes mentioned in the KB article are included. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Before manual installation, the latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed. Details, including known issues, can be found in the KB article. 
  • Windows 10 Version 1607: Update KB4512517 is only available for Enterprise and Education and Windows Server 2016. The update raises the OS build to 14393.3144 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. The latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed before manual installation. Details, including known issues, can be found in the KB article.
  • Windows 10 Version 1507: Update KB4512497 is available for the RTM version (LTSC). The update raises the OS build to 10240.18305 and includes the fixes mentioned in the KB article. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but can be downloaded from Microsoft Update Catalog.
  • The latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed prior to manual installation. Details, also on known problems, can be found in the KB article. Details can be found in the KB article.

There was no update for Windows 10 V1511, because this version was dropped from support. Details about the above updates can be found in the respective Microsoft KB articles in case of doubt.

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