Category Archives: Update

Windows Server 2022 Preview Update KB5016693 (Sept. 20, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has released an optional cumulative (preview) update KB5017381 for Windows Server 2022 as of September 20, 2022 (C-Week). This update corrects a lot of issues in Server 2022. Below I provide an overview regarding these updates for Windows Server … Continue reading

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Windows 11: Preview-Update KB5017383 (Sept. 20, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has released optional cumulative (preview) update KB5017383 for Windows 11 as of September 20, 2022. Other preview updates for Windows are described in separate posts. Below I provide an overview regarding these updates for Windows 11. Advertising

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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 ...

Windows 10/Server v1909 Preview Update KB5016690 (Sept. 20, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has released an optional cumulative (preview) update KB5017379 on September 20, 2022 (C-Week). This is intended to fix numerous bugs in Windows Server 2019 as well as Windows 10 Enterprise 2019 LTSC, etc. Below, I provide an overview regarding … Continue reading

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Windows 10 20H2-21H2 Preview Update KB5017380 (Sept. 20, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has released an optional cumulative (preview) update KB5017380 on September 20, 2022 (C-Week). This is supposed to fix numerous bugs in Windows 10 21H2-21H2. Below I provide an overview regarding these updates for Windows 10. This update disables TLS … Continue reading

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Windows 11 2022 Update (22H2) released

[German]A few hours ago  I speculated about the release of Windows 11 22H2 (see Will Windows 11 2022 update (22H2, build 22621) be rolled out on Sept. 20, 2022?). Now it happens, Microsoft has released the feature update to Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft Edge 105.0.1343.42

Microsoft has updated the Edge browser in the stable channel to version 105.0.1343.42 on September 15, 2022. The release notes don't reveal much – Chrome security fixes have been integrated into the new version. Advertising

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Attention: Backdoor in TechLogix Networx Power Delivery Unit; Isolate devices from Internet and Patch it

[German]There is a serious vulnerability (backdoor) in the firmware of power delivery units from the US manufacturer Networx. In older versions (prior to version 2.0.2a ), the firmware does not perform authentication, i.e. it is possible to switch off the … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Update KB5017308 causes issues when creating/copying files via GPO

[German]Sort September 2022 patchday recap. It looks like the cumulative (security) update KB5017308 released on September 13, 2022 for Windows 10 comes with collateral damage. I have received several reports from readers that following the update installation, creating or copying … Continue reading

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Lenovo BIOS/UEFI updates fix vulnerabilities, hundreds of models affected (9.2022)

[German]Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has released updates for the BIOS/UEFI of hundreds of its computer models. These are intended to address serious vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-28216, CVE-2022-40134, CVE-2022-40135, CVE-2022-40136, CVE-2022-40137), which Lenovo describes in a security advisory.  Advertising

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.NET Framework-Updates September 2022

As of September 13, 2022, Microsoft has released a few more updates for the .NET Framework. Bolko pointed it out here (thanks for that). Update KB5017529 is the Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, … Continue reading

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