Microsoft Patch Tuesday, April 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 April 2022 Patch Tuesday Security Updates

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

  • .NET Framework
  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Azure SDK
  • Azure Site Recovery
  • LDAP – Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
  • Microsoft Bluetooth Driver
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
  • Microsoft Graphics Component
  • Microsoft Local Security Authority Server (lsasrv)
  • Microsoft Office Excel
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint
  • Microsoft Windows ALPC
  • Microsoft Windows Codecs Library
  • Microsoft Windows Media Foundation
  • Power BI
  • Role: DNS Server
  • Role: Windows Hyper-V
  • Skype for Business
  • Visual Studio
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Windows Ancillary Function Driver for WinSock
  • Windows App Store
  • Windows AppX Package Manager
  • Windows Cluster Client Failover
  • Windows Cluster Shared Volume (CSV)
  • Windows Common Log File System Driver
  • Windows Defender
  • Windows DWM Core Library
  • Windows Endpoint Configuration Manager
  • Windows Fax Compose Form
  • Windows Feedback Hub
  • Windows File Explorer
  • Windows File Server
  • Windows Installer
  • Windows iSCSI Target Service
  • Windows Kerberos
  • Windows Kernel
  • Windows Local Security Authority Subsystem Service
  • Windows Media
  • Windows Network File System
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Windows Print Spooler Components
  • Windows RDP
  • Windows Remote Procedure Call Runtime
  • Windows schannel
  • Windows SMB
  • Windows Telephony Server
  • Windows Upgrade Assistant
  • Windows User Profile Service
  • Windows Win32K
  • Windows Work Folder Service
  • YARP reverse proxy

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
5012591Windows 10, version 1909
5012592Windows 11
5012596Windows 10, version 1607, Windows Server 2016
5012599Windows 10, version 20H2, Windows Server, version 20H2, Windows 10, version 21H1, Windows 10, version 21H2
5012604Windows Server 2022
5012626Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
5012632Windows Server 2008 (Security-only update)
5012639Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Security-only update)
5012647Windows 10, version 1809
5012649Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Security-only update)
5012650Windows Server 2012 (Monthly Rollup)
5012653Windows 10
5012658Windows Server 2008 (Monthly Rollup)
5012666Windows Server 2012 (Security-only update)
5012670Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
5002191SharePoint Server Subscription Edition

More Information:

More Information:

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

https://www.computerbild.de/artikel/cb-Aktuell-Sicherheit-Microsoft-Patchday-2022-7687678.html

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

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