[German]On February 14, 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.
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 KB5022834 for Windows 10 Version 20H2 – 22H2
Cumulative update KB5022834 raises the OS build on Windows 10 Enterprise/Education 20H2 and all Windows 10 variants from 21H2-22H2 to 1904x.2604. The update only contains security fixes, but no new OS features. A list of various fixes can be read in the article Windows 10 20H2-22H2 Preview Update KB5019275 (Jan. 19, 2023). This update also fixes an issue that affects certain Internet of Things (IoT) devices. They lose sound.
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. For the update, Microsoft states known issues in the support post.
Updates for Windows 10 Version 1909
The following updates are available for Windows 10 Enterprise 2019 LTSC and Windows Server 2019.
Update KB5022840 for Windows 10 Enterprise 2019 LTSC /Windows Server 2019
Cumulative update KB5022840 raises the OS build (according to MS) to 17763.4010 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:
- New! It updates the text and web link for Windows Admin Center (WAC) notifications. These appear after you sign in to the desktop unless you have turned them off. The WAC notifications highlight the available Windows Server management options.
- This update addresses an issue that affects searchindexer.exe. It randomly stops you from signing in or signing out.
- This update affects HTML dialogs in Microsoft Edge IE mode. Administrators can now reset the zoom for HTML dialogs to the default.
- This update addresses an issue that affects dialogs in IE Mode.
- This update addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Edge when it is in IE Mode. The titles of pop-up windows and tabs are wrong.
- This update addresses an issue that affects certain Internet of Things (IoT) devices. They lose audio.
- This update addresses an issue that affects local Kerberos authentication. It fails if the local Key Distribution Center (KDC) service is not active.
- This update addresses an issue that affects Windows Server 2022. Phone activation of a Key Management Services (KMS) key does not work.
- This update affects Active Directory (AD). It improves the replication performance of AD in large environments.
- This update addresses an issue that affects the Resilient File System (ReFS) MSba tag. The issue causes a nonpaged pool leak.
- This update addresses an issue that affects the Resilient File System (ReFS). The issue causes high nonpaged pool usage, which depletes system memory.
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 additional requirements. Microsoft states known issues for the update in the support article.
Updates for Windows 10 Version 1507 bis 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 by 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 KB5022838 is only available for Enterprise LTSC and Windows Server 2016. The update upgrades the OS build to 14393.5717, and addresses security and other issues.
- Windows 10 Version 1507: Update KB5022858 is available for the RTM version (LTSC). The update raises the OS build to 10240.19747 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.
Microsoft Security Update Summary (February 14, 2023)
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