Microsoft Patch Tuesday, March 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!

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The March 2022 Patch Tuesday Security Updates

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

  • .NET and Visual Studio
  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  • Microsoft Defender for IoT
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Microsoft Office Visio
  • Microsoft Office Word
  • Microsoft Windows ALPC
  • Microsoft Windows Codecs Library
  • Paint 3D
  • Role: Windows Hyper-V
  • Skype Extension for Chrome
  • Tablet Windows User Interface
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Windows Ancillary Function Driver for WinSock
  • Windows CD-ROM Driver
  • Windows Cloud Files Mini Filter Driver
  • Windows COM
  • Windows Common Log File System Driver
  • Windows DWM Core Library
  • Windows Event Tracing
  • Windows Fastfat Driver
  • Windows Fax and Scan Service
  • Windows HTML Platform
  • Windows Installer
  • Windows Kernel
  • Windows Media
  • Windows PDEV
  • Windows Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
  • Windows Print Spooler Components
  • Windows Remote Desktop
  • Windows Security Support Provider Interface
  • Windows SMB Server
  • Windows Update Stack
  • XBox

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
5010324Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
5011487Windows 10, version 20H2, Windows Server, version 20H2, Windows 10, version 21H1, Windows 10, version 21H2
5011495Windows 10, version 1607, Windows Server 2016
5011497Windows Server 2022
5011503Windows 10, version 1809, Windows Server 2019
5011525Windows Server 2008 (Security-only update)
5011527Windows Server 2012 (Security-only update)
5011529Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Security-only update)
5011534Windows Server 2008 (Monthly Rollup)
5011535Windows Server 2012 (Monthly Rollup)
5011552Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
5011560Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Security-only update)
5011564Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
5012698Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, 2019

More Information:

More Information:

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

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

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

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