Patch Tuesday Is Here and So Are New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates

Rafia Shaikh
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February Patch Tuesday brings Windows 10 cumulative updates to several versions of the operating system, including Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) and April 2018 Update (version 1803). Today's patches bring fixes to several issues, along with the routine performance improvements. There are also two known issues that are yet to be addressed.

Here's the complete changelog of Windows 10 1809 Build 17763.316 (KB4487044):

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  • Addresses an issue that fails to set the LmCompatibilityLevel value correctly. LmCompatibilityLevel specifies the authentication mode and session security.
  • Addresses an issue that may prevent applications that use a Microsoft Jet database with the Microsoft Access 97 file format from opening. This issue occurs if the database has column names greater than 32 characters. The database fails to open with the error, “Unrecognized Database Format”.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the Windows Hello for Business Hybrid Key Trust deployment sign-in to fail if Windows 2019 Server domain controllers (DC) are used for authentication. The error is, "That option is temporarily unavailable. For now, please use a different method to sign in”. If Active Directory (AD) activity tracing is enabled, a Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) exception may occur in the Windows 2019 DC when processing a user’s sign in.
    Note: The AD Data Collector Set and Microsoft Azure Advanced Threat Protection (AATP) enable Active Directory activity tracing by default.
  • Addresses an issue in Microsoft HoloLens that allows users to bypass the lock screen sign in process in some work flows.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Windows Server, the Microsoft JET Database Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Graphics, and Windows App Platform and Frameworks.

The following known issue affects both versions 1809 and 1803:

After installing KB4480116, some users report that they cannot load a webpage in Microsoft Edge using a local IP address. Browsing fails or the webpage may become unresponsive.

For details on KB4487017 (Build 17134.590) delivered to devices running Windows 10 April 2018 Update, head over here.

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