Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2022 Edition

Microsoft today rolled out updates to plug at least 110 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other software. Yes, good people of the Windows world, it’s time once again to use XEOX!

Get back full control on windows update by using XEOX Job Editor.

The February 2022 Patch Tuesday Security Updates

This release consists of security updates for the following products, features and roles.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Kestrel Web Server
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Office Excel
  • Microsoft Office Outlook
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint
  • Microsoft Office Visio
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Windows Codecs Library
  • Power BI
  • Roaming Security Rights Management Services
  • Role: DNS Server
  • Role: Windows Hyper-V
  • SQL Server
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Windows Common Log File System Driver
  • Windows DWM Core Library
  • Windows Kernel
  • Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers
  • Windows Named Pipe File System
  • Windows Print Spooler Components
  • Windows Remote Access Connection Manager
  • Windows Remote Procedure Call Runtime
  • Windows User Account Profile
  • Windows Win32K

Information about updates:

  • The new Hotpatching feature is now generally available. Please see Hotpatching feature for Windows Server Azure Edition virtual machines (VMs) for more information.
  • Windows 10 updates are cumulative. The monthly security release includes all security fixes for vulnerabilities that affect Windows 10, in addition to non-security updates. The updates are available via the Microsoft Update Catalog. For information on lifecycle and support dates for Windows 10 operating systems, please see Windows Lifecycle Facts Sheet.
  • Microsoft is improving Windows Release Notes. For more information, please see What’s next for Windows release notes.
  • A list of the latest servicing stack updates for each operating system can be found in ADV990001. This list will be updated whenever a new servicing stack update is released. It is important to install the latest servicing stack update.
  • In addition to security changes for the vulnerabilities, updates include defense-in-depth updates to help improve security-related features.
  • Customers running Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2008 need to purchase the Extended Security Update to continue receiving security updates. See 4522133 for more information.

The following KBs contain information about known issues with the security updates.

KB ARTICLEAPPLIES TO
5010342Windows 10, version 20H2, Windows Server, version 20H2, Windows 10, version 21H1, Windows 10, version 21H2
5010351Windows 10, version 1809, Windows Server 2019
5010354Windows Server 2022
5010384Windows Server 2008 (Monthly Rollup)
5010392Windows Server 2012 (Monthly Rollup)
5010395Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Security-only update)
5010403Windows Server 2008 (Security-only update)
5010404Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
5010412Windows Server 2012 (Security-only update)
5010419Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
5010422Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Security-only update)
5002135SharePoint Server 2019

More Information:

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/releaseNote/2022-Feb

https://www.computerbild.de/artikel/cb-Aktuell-Sicherheit-Microsoft-Patchday-2021-7687678.html

https://www.lifewire.com/patch-tuesday-2625783

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