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  • Master Patch List – January 2019

    [Note added 2/10/2019: Woody is now recommending to install with the caveats of issues with Access 97 on Windows platforms, I have tested and installed these updates at home/at my office and have not experienced any show stopping issues. While the updates may have known issues up the wazoo, it hasn’t impacted what I need to do on my machines. For those of you that due to patching or PCI/DSS mandates who need to patch now, I’m comfortable with recommending the January security updates be installed at this time. For those of you that defer to Woody’s guidance, please continue to do so at this time. I’m not seeing widespread attacks specifically using this month’s vulnerabilities so it’s still okay to wait until Woody gives the all clear.]

     

    January’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.

    January has been a little bit bumpy with non security Office 2010 updates pulled, Windows 7 peer to peer having side effects.

    Previous months:

    December 2018 2018-12 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
    01/22/2019 KB4476976 Windows 10 1809 and Server 2019 Fixes issues with Access – hold for now Not at this time Preview update
    01/08/2019 KB4480116 Windows 10 1809 and Server 2019 Bug in edge – you may not notice it. I’ve not seen issues Third party auth to hotspots, fix in late Jan/issues with Access 97 databases Various security issues
    1/15/2019 KB4480976 Windows 10 1803 Bug in edge – you may not notice it. I’ve not seen issues Access 97 issue still there Fixes hotspot issue
    01/08/2019 KB4480966 Windows 10 1803 Bug in edge – you may not notice it. I’ve not seen issues Third party auth to hotspots, fix in late Jan/issues with Access 97 databases Various security issues
    01/15/2019 KB4480967 Windows 10 1709 Bug in edge – you may not notice it. I’ve not seen issues Access 97 issue still there Fixes hotspot issue
    01/08/2019 KB4480978 Windows 10 1709 Bug in edge – you may not notice it. I’ve not seen issues Third party auth to hotspots, fix in late Jan/issues with Access 97 databases Various security issues
    01/15/2019 KB4480959 Windows 10 1703 Bug in edge – you may not notice it. I’ve not seen issues Access 97 issue still there Fixes hotspot issue
    01/08/2019 KB4018124 Windows 10 1703 Bug in edge – you may not notice it. I’ve not seen issues Third party auth to hotspots, fix in late Jan/issues with Access 97 databases Various security issues
    01/17/2019 KB4480977 Windows 10 1607 and Server 2016 Bug in edge – you may not notice it. I’ve not seen issues Access 97 issue still there Fixes hotspot issue
    01/08/2019 KB4480961 Windows 10 1607 and Server 2016 Bug in edge – you may not notice it. I’ve not seen issues Third party auth to hotspots, fix in late Jan/issues with Access 97 databases Various security issues
    01/08/2019 KB4480979 Flash update Not security No need to rush Bug fix only

     

    Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2

    8.1 not tracking issues

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    1/15/2019 KB4480969 Windows 8.1 preview Hold Access 97 issues still there Fixes hotspot issue
    01/08/2019 KB4480963 Windows 8.1 monthly rollup Ok issues with Access 97 databases Security update rollup
    01/08/2019 KB4480964 Windows 8.1 security only Ok issues with Access 97 databases Security update
    01/08/2019 KB4480965 Internet Explorer Ok None at this time Security update

    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
    1/15/2019 KB4480971 Windows Server 2012 preview Hold Access 97 issues still there Fixes hotspot issue
    01/08/2019 KB4480975 Windows Server 2012 monthly rollup Ok issues with Access 97 databases Security update
    01/08/2019 KB4480972 Windows Server 2012 security only Ok issues with Access 97 databases Security update
    01/08/2019 KB4480965 Internet Explorer Ok None at this time Security update

     

    Windows 7/Server 208 R2

    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
    1/15/2019 KB4480955 Windows 7 preview update Hold Access 97 issues still there Fixes issue with help menus
    01/11/2019 KB4487345 HotFix for NTFS issues/RDP in workgroup Ok None at this time Fixes bug with NTFS/RDP to another machine in workgroup
    01/08/2019 KB4480970 Windows 7 monthly rollup You may need KB4487345 see above issues with Access 97 databases Security update
    01/08/2019 KB4480960 Windows 7 security update You may need KB4487345 see above issues with Access 97 databases Security update
    01/08/2019 KB4480965 Internet Explorer Ok None at this time Security update

     

    Office updates

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Platform Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    01/08/2019 KB4461601 Outlook 2016(*) Ok None at this time Fixing a information disclosure in Outlook 2016 vulnerability that exists when Microsoft Outlook improperly handles certain types of messages
    01/08/2019 KB4022162 Office 2016 (*) Ok None at this time Fixing a remote code execution in Office 2016 if a user opens a specially crafted Office file
    01/08/2019 KB4461535 Office 2016 (*) Ok None at this time Fixing a remote code execution in Office 2016 if a user opens a specially crafted Office file
    01/08/2019 KB4461543 Office 2016 (*) Ok None at this time Fixing a remote code execution in Office 2016 if a user opens a specially crafted Office file
    01/08/2019 KB3172522 Office 2013 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Office 2013 that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
    01/08/2019 KB4461537 Office 2013 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
    01/08/2019 KB4461595 Outlook 2013 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulnerability that exists when Microsoft Outlook improperly handles certain types of messages.
    01/08/2019 KB4461594 Office 2013 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
    01/08/2019 KB2553332 Office 2010 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
    01/08/2019 KB4461614 Office 2010 Causes issues with Access Databases Need to install KB to fix side effect impacting Access databases Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
    01/08/2019 KB4461617 Office 2010 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
    01/08/2019 KB4461623 Word 2010 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Word that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
    01/08/2019 KB4461625 Outlook 2010 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Outlook that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
    01/08/2019 KB2596760 Office 2007 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
    01/08/2019 KB4461635 Office 2007 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
    01/08/2019 KB4462112 Office 2007 Ok None at this time Fixing a vulneratiblity in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.

    (*) 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 – included no new security updates, thus can be skipped this month

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    01/08/2019 KB4481485 Security Only updates for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, and 4.7.2 for Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2 Ok None at this time
    01/08/2019 KB4481484 Security and Quality Rollup updates for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, and 4.7.2 for Windows 8.1, RT 8.1, and Server 2012 R2 Ok None at this time
    01/08/2019 KB4481481 Security Only updates for .NET Framework 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, and 4.7.2 for Windows 7 SP1 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 Ok None at this time
    01/08/2019 KB4481480 Security and Quality Rollup updates for .NET Framework 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, and 4.7.2 for Windows 7 SP1 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 Ok None at this time
    01/08/2019 KB4480056 Windows 10 1809 Ok None at this time

    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
    01/02/2019 KB4461600 Excel 2016 Ok None at this time Fixes various issues with PowerPivot and Excel.
    01/02/2019 KB4032230 Office 2016 Ok None at this time This update fixes various issues with add ins and Office 2016.
    01/02/2019 KB4461435 Office 2016 Ok None at this time The Database Compare tool is updated so that it now requires Microsoft Report Viewer 2015.
    01/02/2019 KB4461533 Office 2016 Ok None at this time If you open an Office document, and you have certain third party antivirus scanners installed in Windows 10, version 1709 or later versions, the scan performance will be degraded while the system determines which antivirus provider to use.
    01/02/2019 KB3203480 Visio 2016 Ok None at this time
    01/02/2019 KB4461587 Project 2016. Ok None at this time
    01/02/2019 KB4461586 Skype 2016. Ok None at this time
    01/02/2019 KB4461531 Visio 2016. Ok None at this time
    01/02/2019 KB4461560 Project 2013 Ok None at this time
    01/02/2019 KB4461557 Office 2013 Ok None at this time

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