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 October 2021 Patch Tuesday Security Updates
Security Updates are available for the following software:
.NET Core & Visual Studio
Active Directory Federation Services
Console Window Host
Microsoft DWM Core Library
Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
Microsoft Exchange Server
Microsoft Graphics Component
Microsoft Office Excel
Microsoft Office SharePoint
Microsoft Office Visio
Microsoft Office Word
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Microsoft Windows Codecs Library
Rich Text Edit Control
Role: DNS Server
Role: Windows Active Directory Server
Role: Windows AD FS Server
Role: Windows Hyper-V
Windows AppX Deployment Service
Windows Bind Filter Driver
Windows Cloud Files Mini Filter Driver
Windows Common Log File System Driver
Windows Desktop Bridge
Windows Event Tracing
Windows exFAT File System
Windows Fastfat Driver
Windows MSHTML Platform
Windows Nearby Sharing
Windows Network Address Translation (NAT)
Windows Print Spooler Components
Windows Remote Procedure Call Runtime
Windows Storage Spaces Controller
Windows Text Shaping
Information about updates:
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: In the coming months we will be moving to a new, more user-friendly and flexible system for delivering Microsoft Technical Security Notifications. Upcoming information about how you can sign up for and receive these Technical Security Notifications will be coming soon.
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.
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.