Category Archives: Update

Google Chrome 122.0.6261.69/.70

[German]Google has released another update of the Google Chrome browser (branch 122) in the stable channel on 22 February 2024 (one day after the release of Chrome 122.0.6261.57/.58). The Extended Stable Channel has also received an update. Both updates fix … Continue reading

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Upgrade to Windows 11 23H2 is forced (20 February 2024)

[German]Approximately 3 months after the release of the feature update to version 23H2 for Windows 11, Microsoft is starting the final rollout phase. All Windows 11 machines that are compatible with version 23H2 will now be offered the corresponding feature … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Firefox 123.0 and 115.8 ESR released

[German]On February 20, 2024, the Mozilla developers released the new Firefox 123 and the maintenance update of Firefox 115.8 ESR. Firefox 123 is a new development branch. Here is a brief overview of the updates in question, including the fixes … Continue reading

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Google Chrome 122.0.6261.57/.58

[German]Google has released updates to the Google Chrome browser (branch 122) in the stable channel on February 20, 2024. The Extended Stable Channel has also received an update. The Android and iOS app of the Chrome browser have also been … Continue reading

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Windows update error due to missing Edge browser

[German]Once again, I'm bringing up an issue, that I've already touched on in posts about patchday issues with failed Windows update installations. Errors can occur during Windows update installation if the Microsoft Edge browser is not installed on the system. … Continue reading

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Local Privilege Escalation vulnerability CVE-2024-035 in ESET products fixed

[German]On February 8, 2024, ESET updated some of its antivirus products at short notice. The information about a vulnerability was "on hold" until February 14, 2024. ESET has now published a security advisory confirming a Local Privilege Escalation vulnerability in … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Update KB5034441 fails again with error 0x80070643 in February 2024

[German]Brief question to the readership, I have received initial reports that there are also installation problems in February 2024, around the patchday on February 13, 2024. The Win RE update KB5034441 for Windows 10 fails with the installation error 0x80070643. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Updates (February 13, 2024)

[German]On February 13, 2024 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for Microsoft Office 2016 and other products. A critical vulnerability in Outlook will be closed in February 2024. Below you will find an overview … Continue reading

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Warning about critical Outlook RCE vulnerability CVE-2024-21413

[German]I'll pull it out again separately: In Microsoft Outlook, a CVE-2024-21413 classified as critical has been disclosed, which will be closed with the February 2024 security updates. The remote code execution vulnerability is almost trivial to exploit. Here is some … Continue reading

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Google Chrome 122.0.6261.39/49; 121.0.6167.184 / .185

[German]Google released updates to the Google Chrome browser (branch 121) in the stable channel on February 13 and 14, 2024. There were also updates for the 122 and 120 development branches. The Android and iOS app of the Chrome browser … Continue reading

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