Patchday: Windows 11/Server 2022-Updates (August 9, 2022)

Windows[German]On August 9 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), Microsoft also released a cumulative update for Windows 11, which will be released on October 5, 2021. The update is supposed to fix various problems. In addition, Windows Server 2022 received an update. Here are some details about these updates.


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A list of the Windows 11 updates can be found on this Microsoft website. I have pulled out the details below.

Update KB5016629 for Windows 11

Cumulative update KB5016629 raises the OS build on Windows 11 to 22000.856 and includes quality improvements as well as security patches, but no new OS features. The following highlights are addressed:

  • Addresses a known issue that might prevent some of you from opening the Start menu.
  • Addresses security issues for your Windows operating system.

and fixes the following issues:

Addresses a known issue that might prevent some of you from opening the Start menu. On the affected devices, clicking or tapping the Start button or using the Windows keyboard shortcut might have no effect.

Microsoft is keeping mum about the details of the fixes. If you want to know what else has been fixed, you will have to read the details in the preview update from the previous month. Microsoft points out 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 in the Microsoft Update Catalog and via WSUS as well as WUfB. The update caused various problems, which are listed in the support article.

Windows Server 2022

Cumulative updateKB5016627 (Windows Server 2022) has been released for Windows Server 2022, according to this Microsoft page, raising the OS build to 20348.887. Among the fixes this update makes, Microsoft writes:

Addresses an issue that might cause the Local Security Authority Server Service (LSASS) to leak tokens. This issue affects devices that have installed Windows updates dated June 14, 2022 or later. This issue occurs when the device performs a specific form of service for user (S4U) in a non-Trusted Computing Base (TCB) Windows service that runs as Network Service.

Again, no further details are mentioned. Microsoft notes that this update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack (which 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. The update mentions a problem with the IE mode of the Edge. Also note the update installation requirements mentioned in the support article.


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