Bleeping Computer: Microsoft September 2022 Patch Tuesday fixes zero-day used in attacks, 63 flaws

Bleeping Computer: Microsoft September 2022 Patch Tuesday fixes zero-day used in attacks, 63 flaws. “Today is Microsoft’s September 2022 Patch Tuesday, and with it comes fixes for an actively exploited Windows vulnerability and a total of 63 flaws. Five of the 63 vulnerabilities fixed in today’s update are classified as ‘Critical’ as they allow remote code execution, one of the most severe types of vulnerabilities.”

Krebs on Security: Microsoft Patch Tuesday, August 2022 Edition

Krebs on Security: Microsoft Patch Tuesday, August 2022 Edition. “Microsoft today released updates to fix a record 141 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and related software. Once again, Microsoft is patching a zero-day vulnerability in the Microsoft Support Diagnostics Tool (MSDT), a service built into Windows. Redmond also addressed multiple flaws in Exchange Server — including one that was disclosed publicly prior to today — and it is urging organizations that use Exchange for email to update as soon as possible and to enable additional protections.”

Bleeping Computer: Microsoft May 2022 Patch Tuesday fixes 3 zero-days, 75 flaws

Bleeping Computer: Microsoft May 2022 Patch Tuesday fixes 3 zero-days, 75 flaws. “Today is Microsoft’s May 2022 Patch Tuesday, and with it comes fixes for three zero-day vulnerabilities, with one actively exploited, and a total of 75 flaws. Of the 75 vulnerabilities fixed in today’s update, eight are classified as ‘Critical’ as they allow remote code execution or elevation of privileges.”

The Register: Microsoft patches the patch that broke VPNs, Hyper-V, and left servers in boot loops

The Register: Microsoft patches the patch that broke VPNs, Hyper-V, and left servers in boot loops. “Microsoft has patched the patch that broke chunks of Windows and emitted fixes for a Patch Tuesday cock-up that left servers rebooting and VPNs disconnected. There was a time when out-of-band updates from Microsoft were considered a rarity. Not so much these days.”

BetaNews: Windows 10 update saga continues as Microsoft re-releases KB5001649 printing patch

BetaNews: Windows 10 update saga continues as Microsoft re-releases KB5001649 printing patch. “Over the weekend we reported that Microsoft had paused the rollout of the out-of-band patch for the ongoing printing problems in Windows 10. The cessation came after reports of installation problems associated with the fix. Now it appears that the company has re-released the KB5001649 update, but it remains to be seen whether this finally brings to an end the lengthy and embarrassing saga for Microsoft.”

BetaNews: Windows 10 update farce continues as Microsoft pulls the plug on problematic printing patch

BetaNews: Windows 10 update farce continues as Microsoft pulls the plug on problematic printing patch. “Over the last week or so, we have reported about printing problems that followed the release of March’s updates, and the subsequent string of patches that not only failed to fix things but, in many cases, actually made things worse. Now the fubar’d fix has been deemed so problematic that Microsoft has taken the decision to pull it.”

BetaNews: Microsoft reveals workaround for Windows 10 printing problems and blue screen issues

BetaNews: Microsoft reveals workaround for Windows 10 printing problems and blue screen issues. “This Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released cumulative updates for Windows 10 and there were numerous complaints about problems with printing after installing them. Users with various brands of printer found that printing failed as they experienced APC_INDEX_MISMATCH errors and blue screens. A few days ago, Microsoft confirmed that it was aware of the issue and was investigating; now the company has come up with a workaround.”

Neowin: Microsoft confirms Windows 10 printer crashes after Patch Tuesday updates

Neowin: Microsoft confirms Windows 10 printer crashes after Patch Tuesday updates. “As it typically does, Microsoft unleashed an array of updates for all supported versions of Windows this past Tuesday, being that it was the second one in March, making it Patch Tuesday. Multiple Windows 10 versions received cumulative updates, and it wasn’t long before issues started being reported by numerous users, claiming that they were encountering a blue screen of death (BSOD) error when trying to use printers.”

Neowin: Here’s what’s new for Windows 8.1 and 7 this Patch Tuesday

Neowin: Here’s what’s new for Windows 8.1 and 7 this Patch Tuesday. “We’re already three months deep into 2021, and as we reach the second Tuesday of March, that means it’s time once again for Microsoft to update every supported version of Windows. Naturally, the most recent versions of Windows 10 are getting updates, but Windows 8.1 is also still supported. And, for businesses paying for extended security updates, so is Windows 7.”