Tag Archives: Windows Server

Patchday: Windows 7/Server 2008 R2-Updates (May 11, 2021)

[German]As of May 11, Microsoft has released various updates for Windows 7 SP1 systems that are still in ESU support. However, these security updates are also available for Windows Server 2008 R2 with ESU support. Here is some information about … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 8.1/Server 2012-Updates (May 11, 2021)

[German]As of May 11, Microsoft has released various updates for Windows 8.1. These security updates are also available for Windows Server 2012 R2. Here is some information on the Monthly Rollup and Security only updates for these operating systems. Advertising

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Patchday: Windows 10-Updates (May 11, 2021)

[German]On May 11, 2021 (Microsoft’s second Tuesday of the month patchday), several cumulative updates were released for supported Windows 10 builds. Here are some details about the respective security updates for the May 2021 patchday. Advertising

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Patchday: Updates for Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 (April 13, 2021)

[German]On April 13, 2021, Microsoft released various (security) updates for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 with Extended Security Update (ESU) support. Here is the overview of these updates. Advertising

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Windows 7/8.1/Server: Out-of-band Updates shall fix printing issues (March 2021)

[German]Microsoft has released new, out-of-band updates for Windows 7.1 SP1 and Windows 8.1 and their server counterparts, effective March 22, 2021. These are intended to fix the printing issues caused by the March 9, 2021 security updates. Advertising

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Reminder: Enforcement Mode starting Feb. 9, 2021 for Windows Server Domain Controllers

[German]A brief reminder for administrators of Windows Server systems running as domain controllers. From February 9, 2021, the so-called enforcement mode for closing the Netlogon vulnerability will become mandatory – Microsoft will then roll out the relevant update. Update: Microsoft … Continue reading

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Windows 10 NTFS bug gets unofficial fix from OSR

[German]Developers at OSR have released an open-source filter driver that prevents the recently publicized NTFS bug, which can be used to corrupt NTFS volumes, from being exploited. This provides temporary protection for affected Windows 10 and Server systems until Microsoft … Continue reading

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Details of Windows NTLM vulnerability CVE-2021-1678 published

[German]Windows Server 2008 through Windows Server 2012 R2 contain the CVE-2021-1 vulnerability (NTLM Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability), but Microsoft has since patched it. Now details about the vulnerability have been published. Advertising

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Exploit for Kerberos authentication vulnerability CVE-2020-17049

[German]A security researcher from NetSPI, who discovered the Kerberos authentication vulnerability CVE-2020-17049, has now published the details as well as an exploit. Anyone running an affected environment on Windows Server should react and patch now at the latest. Advertising

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Microsoft patches new Windows Kerberos vulnerability CVE-2020-16996 with Dec 2020 updates

[German]With the December 2020 updates, Microsoft is making another attempt to use a layered approach to address the new Kerberos vulnerability CVE-2020-16996 in Active Directory Domain Controllers (DCs). This is stated in a support article published on December 8, 2020. … Continue reading

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