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  • Master Patch List – December 2018

     

     

    December’s updates

    1809 has been re-released, 1803 has now been declared Semi annual (ready for business). If you are not ready for 1809 make sure you have set deferrals. 1809 has been re-released.

    Previous months:

    November 2018 2018-11 October 2018 2018-10 September 2018 2018-09 August 2018: 2018-08 July 2018 2018-07 June: 2018-06 May: 2018-05 April: 2018-04 March: 2018-03 February 2018: 2018-02

    Windows 10

    1809 has been re-released, 1803 not seeing issues at my office, 1709 okay, 1703 okay

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    12/19/2018 KB4483235 Windows 10 1809 out of band flash Install Flash update and cumulative update
    12/19/2018 KB4483234 Windows 1803 out of band flash Install Flash update and cumulative update
    12/19/2018 KB4483232 Windows 10 1709 out of band flash Install Flash update and cumulative update
    12/19/2018 KB4483230 Windows 10 1703 out of band flash Install Flash update and cumulative update
    12/11/2018 KB4471332 Windows 10 1809/Server 2019 Yes Fixes past months “seek bar” bug with Windows media player Various security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471324 Windows 10 1803 Yes Various security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471329 Windows 10 1709 Yes Various security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471327 Windows 10 1703 Yes Various security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4000825 Windows 10 1608/Server 2016 Yes Various security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4470788 Windows 10 1809 Servicing stack If manually installed, must do this first
    12/11/2018 KB4477137 Windows 10 1803 Servicing stack If manually installed, must do this first
    12/11/2018 KB4477136 Windows 10 1709 Servicing stack If manually installed, must do this first
    12/11/2018 KB4471331 Flash update Yes None Security issues
    12/5/2018 KB4469342 Windows 10 1809 Yes Still held back from some machines Fixes the mapped drive issue (E week patch delayed to A week)
    12/5/2018 KB4471331 Out of band flash update Yes None Security issues
    12/5/2018 KB4023057 Unmanaged pcs get patch Yes None Proactively fixing updating issues
    12/5/2018 KB4470788 Servicing Stack 1809 Yes None Fixing issues on server

     

    Windows 8.1

    8.1 not tracking issues

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    12/19/2018 KB4483187 Flash update Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471322 Windows 8.1 security only Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471331 Flash update Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471320 Windows 8.1 cumulative rollup Yes None Security issues
    12/5/2018 KB4471331 Out of band flash update Yes None Security issues

    Windows Server 2012

    Server 2012 not tracking issues

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    12/19/2018 KB4483187 Flash update Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471326 Server 2012 security only Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471330 Server 2012 rollup Yes None Security issues

     

    Windows 7

    Windows 7 – KB still notes loss of networking, but it’s been the same since March. Trigger appears to be VMware related

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    12/19/2018 KB4483187 Flash update Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471318 Windows 7 rollup Yes None for now Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471328 Windows 7 security only Yes None for now Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4470199 Internet Explorer Yes None for now Security issues

     

    Office updates

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Platform Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    12/11/2018 KB4461542 Excel 2016(*) Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4461544 Outlook 2016(*) Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4461532 PowerPoint 2016(*) Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4461556 Outlook 2013 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4461559 Excel 2013 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4461481 PowerPoint 2013 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4461577 Excel 2010 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4461570 Office 2010 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4461576 Outlook 2010 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4461521 PowerPoint 2010 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 Office 2019 Click to run Click to run only

    (*) These updates will only be released for volume license versions. All Office 365 releases are on the click to run model that install silently and in the background. Ensure that you are on the Semi-Annual channel and not the monthly channel.

    .NET updates – includes new security update- needs to be installed

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    12/11/2018 KB4470502 Windows 10 1809 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 Windows 10 all other versions included in rollup
    12/11/2018 KB4471988 Windows 2012 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471982 Server 2012 security only Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471987 Windows 7 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471981 Windows 7 security only Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471990 Windows Server 2008 Yes None Security issues
    12/11/2018 KB4471984 Windows Server 2008 security only Yes None Security issues

    Optional updates:

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Office version Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching

    Non security updates released for Office as noted by PCKano

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Office version Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    12/4/2018 KB4227172 Office 2010 Yes None at this time After the security update 3213636 or 4022198 is applied, Word 2010 may crash. (August updates)
    12/4/2018 KB4461579 Office 2010 Yes None at this time This update makes some changes for the Japanese calendar in Office 2010 so that the new Japanese era name can be displayed correctly when a new era begins
    12/4/2018 KB4022181 Infopath 2013 Yes None at this time You can set the AllowFormCodeExec registry key to hide the dialog prompted when you open a domain trusted form with code behind in InfoPath 2013 so that the form code can be executed.
    12/4/2018 KB4461545 Skype for Business 2016 Yes None at this time In addition to the release of the new client, this update fixes a list of issues. Before you install this update, see the prerequisites.
    12/4/2018 KB4461540 Project 2016 Yes None at this time Various fixes.

    (*) These updates are for volume license customers, Click to run customers will not see these updates