Patchday: Windows 11 Updates (December 14, 2021)

Windows[German]On December 14, 2021 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), Microsoft has also released a cumulative update for Windows 11, which was released on October 5, 2021. The update is supposed to fix various issues. Here are some details about this update.


A list of updates can be found on this Microsoft website. I have pulled out the details below.

Update KB5008215 for Windows 11

Cumulative Update KB5008215 raises the OS build on Windows 11 to 22000.376 and includes quality improvements and security patches, but no new OS features. Regarding the security fixes, it just says in general terms: updates security for your Windows operating system. The main changes that this update makes include:

This update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality. No additional issues were documented for this release.

Microsoft notes that this update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack (is responsible for Microsoft updates). This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but is also available from the Microsoft Update Catalog and via WSUS and WUfB. More details can be found in the KB article here.  

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