Tag Archives: Patchday 5.2023

Windows 11/Server 2022: Effective Access bug in Explorer confirmed

[German]May 2023 security updates for Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022 brought a nasty Explorer bug. Administrators can no longer query permissions for files in Explorer – the function hangs and leads to high CPU load. After I promptly addressed … Continue reading

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Microsoft patches Outlook vulnerability CVE-2023-29325

[German]Microsoft has again delivered a fix for an Outlook vulnerability with Windows updates as of May 9, 2023. This update is intended to close a vulnerability in Outlook that was already incompletely patched in March 2023. Russian hackers have exploited … Continue reading

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

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Patchday: Microsoft Office Updates (May 9, 2023)

[German]On May 9, 2023 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for still-supported Microsoft Office versions and other products. With the April 2023 patchday, support for Office 2013 ended – but vulnerabilities were still closed … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008 R2; Server 2012 R2: Updates (May 9, 2023)

[German]As of May 9, various security updates have been released for Windows Server 2008 R2 (in its 4th ESU year) as well as for Windows Server 2012/R2 (the updates may still run on Windows 7 SP1). Here is an overview … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 11/Server 2022-Updates (May 9, 2023)

[German]On May 9, 2023 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft patch day), Microsoft also released cumulative updates for Windows 11 22H1 and 22H2. In addition, Windows Server 2022 received an update. Here are some details about these updates, which are … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 10-Updates (May 9, 2023)

[German]On May 9, 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 … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (May 9, 2023)

[German]On May 9, 2023, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office – as well as for other products. The security updates fix 37 CVE vulnerabilities, six of which are critical and 36 are classified as important. … Continue reading

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