Patchday: Windows 10 Updates (January 10, 2023)

Windows[German]On January 10, 2023 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), several cumulative updates were released for the supported Windows 10 builds (from RTM version to current version) as well as for the Windows Server counterparts. Here are some details on the respective security updates for Windows 10.


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A list of the updates can be found on this Microsoft website. I've pulled out the details below. Since March 2021, Microsoft has been integrating Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs) for newer Windows 10 builds into the cumulative update.

Updates for Windows 10 version 20H2-22H2

For the Windows 10 versions mentioned above, Microsoft provides only one update package, which is mentioned below.

Update KB5022282 for Windows 10 version 20H2 – 22H2

Cumulative update KB5022282 raises the OS build on Windows 10 Enterprise/Education 20H2 and all Windows 10 variants from 21H2-22H2 to 1904x.2486. The update contains only security fixes, but no new OS features. Microsoft states in the following details that the ODBC bug, which has been present for weeks, is fixed.

  • This update addresses issues that affect the Local Session Manager (LSM). These issues might allow users who do not have admin rights to perform actions that only an admin can.
  • This update addresses a known issue that affects apps that use Microsoft Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) SQL Server Driver (sqlsrv32.dll) to connect to databases. The connection might fail. You might also receive an error in the app, or you might receive an error from the SQL Server.
  • This update addresses a known issue that might affect startup on some Windows devices. They might receive an error (0xc000021a) and have a blue screen.

Microsoft also 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 as well as WUfB. Note the installation sequence described in the support article and also the notes on further requirements. Microsoft states known issues for the update in the support article.

Updates for Windows 10 version 1809

Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) has fallen out of support, but the following update is available for Windows 10 Enterprise 2019 LTSC and Windows Server 2019.

Update KB5022286 for Windows 10 Enterprise 2019 LTSC /Windows Server 2019

Cumulative Update KB5022286 raises the OS build (according to MS) to 17763.3887 and includes quality improvements but no new OS features. This update is only available for Windows 10 2019 Enterprise LTSC and IoT Enterprise LTSC (the remaining variants are out of the security update supply on May 11, 2021) and Windows Server 2019. Microsoft lists the following fixes as well as subsequent improvements:


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  • This update addresses security issues for your Windows operating system.
  • New! This update provides the Quick Assist application for your client device.
  • This update addresses an issue that might affect authentication. It might fail after you set the higher 16-bits of the msds-SupportedEncryptionTypes attribute. This issue might occur if you do not set the encryption types or you disable the RC4 encryption type on the domain.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects cluster name objects (CNO) or virtual computer objects (VCO). Password reset fails. The error message is, "There was an error resetting the AD password… // 0x80070005".
  • This update addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. Automated investigation blocks live response investigations.
  • This update addresses a known issue that affects apps that use Microsoft Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) SQL Server Driver (sqlsrv32.dll) to connect to databases. The connection might fail. You might also receive an error in the app, or you might receive an error from the SQL Server.

The ODBC error in SQL database accesses mentioned above is fixed. The update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but is also available from the Microsoft Update Catalog, via WSUS and WUfB. Microsoft has also updated the Service Stack Update (SSU). Note the installation sequence described in the support article and also the notes on further requirements. For the update, Microsoft states known issues in the support post.

Updates for Windows 10 version 1507 to 1607

Updates for the Enterprise LTSC versions are available for Windows 10 RTM up to version 1607. These updates are automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but are available for download from the Microsoft Update Catalog (search for the KB number). Before manual installation, the latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed. Details can be found in the respective KB article.

  • Windows 10 Version 1607: Update KB5022289 s now only available for Enterprise LTSC and Windows Server 2016. The update upgrades the OS build to 14393.5684, and addresses security and other issues.
  • Windows 10 Version 1507: Update KB5022297 is available for the RTM version (LTSC). The update raises the OS build to 10240.19685 and fixes vulnerabilities as well as bugs.

There was no update for the remaining Windows 10 versions, as these versions have fallen out of support. Details about the above updates can be found in the respective Microsoft KB articles..

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2 replies on “Patchday: Windows 10 Updates (January 10, 2023)”

  1. is it sure that the bluescreen error is now fixed with the January Cumulative Windows 10 Update?

    • They say it is fixed:

      This update addresses a known issue that might affect startup on some Windows devices. They might receive an error (0xc000021a) and have a blue screen.

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