Patchday March

Microsoft Patch Tuesday March 2024

March's major update fixes 60 vulnerabilities, including two critical ones. At this time, there are no proof-of-concept vulnerabilities.

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The March 2024 Patch Tuesday Security Updates

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

  • Windows Defender
  • Open Management Infrastructure
  • Microsoft Authenticator
  • .NET
  • Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Role: Windows Hyper-V
  • Skype for Consumer
  • Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC)
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Azure SDK
  • Microsoft Office 
  • Windows Kerberos
  • Windows USB Hub Driver
  • Windows USB Serial Driver
  • Windows Hypervisor-Protected Code Integrity
  • Windows Update Stack
  • Windows Print Spooler Components
  • Microsoft Windows SCSI Class System File
  • Windows OLE
  • Windows Installer
  • Microsoft Graphics Component
  • Windows AllJoyn API
  • Windows Telephony Server
  • Windows ODBC Driver
  • Microsoft WDAC OLE DB provider for SQL
  • Windows USB Print Driver
  • Windows Kernel
  • Windows NTFS
  • Microsoft Teams for Android
  • Microsoft WDAC ODBC Driver
  • Windows Cloud Files Mini Filter Driver
  • SQL Server
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Microsoft Edge for Android
  • Windows Error Reporting
  • Windows Composite Image File System
  • Windows Compressed Folder
  • Microsoft QUIC
  • Windows Standards-Based Storage Management Service
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Azure Data Studio
  • Outlook for Android

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 and Windows 11 updates are cumulative. The monthly security release includes all security fixes for vulnerabilities that affect Windows 10 and 11, in addition to non-security updates. The updates are available via the Microsoft Update Catalog. For information on lifecycle and support dates for Windows 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 Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2008 need to purchase the Extended Security Update to continue receiving security updates. See 4522133 for more information.

Known Issues

KB Article Applies To
5035845 Windows 10, version 21H2, Windows 10, version 22H2
5035920 Windows Server 2008 (Monthly Rollup)
5035933 Windows Server 2008 (Security-only update)
5036386 Exchange Server 2016
5036401 Exchange Server 2019 Cumulative Update 14
5036402 Exchange Server 2019 Cumulative Update 13

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