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    Microsoft Windows Security Updates September 2021 overview


    Today is Patch Day over at Microsoft and the company has released security updates and non-security updates for Windows and other company products. Security updates have been released for all client and server versions of the Windows operating system that Microsoft supports. Other company products, such as Microsoft Office, have received updates as well.

    Our Windows security updates overview for September 2021 provides system administrators, IT workers, and home users with information about the released updates.

    You find the list of critical updates for each supported Windows operating system as well as the distribution of updates for each at the top. What follows are information about the released patches, links to support pages, information about known issues, and download details.

    Click here to open the August 2021 Windows Patch Day overview here.

    The Microsoft Windows Security Updates: September 2021


    Click here to download an Excel spreadsheet that lists all released security updates: Microsoft-windows-security-updates-list-september-2021

    Executive Summary

    • Microsoft released security updates for all Windows client and server products.
    • Security updates were released for other company products such as Azure Sphere, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Office, Visual Studio, Dynamics Business Central Control or Microsoft Accessibility Insights for Android.
    • The following client versions of Windows have known issues: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 version 1809, Windows 10 version 2004, 20H2, and 21H1
    • The following server versions of Windows have known issues: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server version 2004 and 20H2
    Operating System Distribution

    • Windows 7 (extended support only): 22 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 20 important
      • Windows Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability -- CVE-2021-26435
      • Windows WLAN AutoConfig Service Remote Code Execution Vulnerability -- CVE-2021-36965
    • Windows 8.1: 24 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 22 important
      • same as Windows 7
    • Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909: 32 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 30 important
      • same as Windows 7
    • Windows 10 version 2004, 20H2 and 21H1 : 32 vulnerabilities, 2 critical and 30 important
      • same as Windows 7

    Windows Server products

    • Windows Server 2008 R2 (extended support only): 22 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 20 important
      • Windows Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability -- CVE-2021-26435
      • Windows WLAN AutoConfig Service Remote Code Execution Vulnerability -- CVE-2021-36965
    • Windows Server 2012 R2: 24 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 22 important
      • same as Windows Server 2008 R2.
    • Windows Server 2016: 28 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 26 important
      • same as Windows Server 2008 R2.
    • Windows Server 2019: 32 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 30 important
      • same as Windows Server 2008 R2.
    • Windows Server 2022: 29 vulnerabilities: 7 critical and 18 important
      • same as Windows Server 2008 R2.
    Windows Security Updates


    Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2


    Updates and improvements:

    • Addresses an issue in which a driver might not install if the driver is signed with more than one code sign signatures.
    • This update also contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality.

    Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2


    Updates and improvements:

    • This update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality. No additional issues were documented for this release.

    Windows 10 version 1909


    Updates and improvements:

    • Addresses an issue that causes PowerShell to create an infinite number of child directories. This issue occurs when you use the PowerShell Move-Item command to move a directory to one of its children. As a result, the volume fills up and the system stops responding.
    • Security updates

    Windows 10 version 2004, 20H2 and 21H1


    Updates and improvements:

    • Addresses an issue that causes PowerShell to create an infinite number of child directories. This issue occurs when you use the PowerShell Move-Item command to move a directory to one of its children. As a result, the volume fills up and the system stops responding.
    • Security updates

    Other security updates

    2021-09 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB5005563)

    Windows Server

    2021-09 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2008 (KB5005606)

    2021-09 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB5005618)

    2021-09 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5005607)

    2021-09 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5005623)

    2021-09 Cumulative Update for Microsoft server operating system version 21H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5005575)

    2021-09 Cumulative Update for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 Version 1607 (KB5005573)

    Servicing Stack Updates

    2021-09 Servicing Stack Update for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 Version 1607 (KB5005698)

    Known Issues


    Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    • Certain operations may fail on Cluster Shared Volumes with the error "STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)"
      • Workaround: run the operations from an elevated process, or from a node that does not have CSV ownership
    • Updates may be reverted if the system does not support ESU.
      • Expected behavior.

    Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

    • Certain operations may fail on Cluster Shared Volumes with the error "STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)"
      • Workaround: run the operations from an elevated process, or from a node that does not have CSV ownership

    Windows 10 version 1809

    • Some devices with unspecified Asian language packs installed may throw the error "0x800f0982 - PSFX_E_MATCHING_COMPONENT_NOT_FOUND".
      • Try uninstalling and reinstalling the recently added language packs, then running a manual check for updates.
      • If that does not work, Microsoft suggests to use the Reset this PC function and selecting to keep the files.



    Windows 10 version 2004, 20H2 and 21H1

    • Some devices may be unable to install updates, throwing the error "PSFX_E_MATCHING_BINARY_MISSING".
    • Custom offline media or custom ISO image installations on devices may remove Microsoft Edge Legacy but may not replace it with the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge.
    Security advisories and updates


    ADV 990001 -- Latest Servicing Stack Updates

    Non-security updates

    • 2021-09 Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8 for Windows Server, version 20H2, Windows 10 Version 20H2, Windows Server, version 2004, Windows 10 Version 2004, Windows Server, version 1909, Windows 10 Version 1909, Windows Server 2019 (1903), and Windows 10 Version 1903 (KB5005548)

    Microsoft Office Updates

    You find Office update information here.

    How to download and install the September 2021 security updates


    Microsoft Windows Security Updates September 2021 overview microsoft-windows-security-updates-download-september-2021.png

    Security updates are downloaded and installed automatically via Windows Update on most Home and some business/Enterprise systems.

    Windows checks for updates frequently and will download those classified as security updates automatically to install them.

    Windows administrators may check for the updates manually to download and install the patches right away.

    1. Select Start, type Windows Update and load the Windows Update item that is displayed.
    2. Select check for updates to run a manual check for updates.
    Direct update downloads


    Below are resource pages with direct download links, if you prefer to download the updates to install them manually.

    Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

    • KB5005633 -- 2021-09 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7
    • KB5005615 -- 2021-09 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 7

    Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

    • KB5005613 -- 2021-09 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 8.1
    • KB5005627 -- 2021-09 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 8.1

    Windows 10 (version 1909)

    • KB5005566 -- 2021-09 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1909

    Windows 10 (version 2004)

    • KB5005565 -- 2021-09 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 2004

    Windows 10 (version 20H2)

    • KB5005565 -- 2021-09 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 20H2

    Windows 10 (version 21H1)

    • KB5005565 -- 2021-09 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 21H1
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  3. Microsoft January 2021 Security Updates

    January 2021 Security Updates




    The January 2021 security release consists of security updates for the following software:



    • Microsoft Windows
    • Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML-based)
    • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
    • Microsoft Windows Codecs Library
    • Visual Studio
    • SQL Server
    • Microsoft Malware Protection Engine
    • .NET Core
    • .NET Repository
    • ASP .NET
    • Azure
    Please note the following information regarding the security updates:



    • CVE-2020-0689 has been re-released. For further information see Security update for Secure Boot DBX: January 12, 2021.
    • For information regarding enabling Windows 10, version 1909 features, please see Windows 10, version 1909 delivery options. Note that Windows 10, versions 1903 and 1909 share a common core operating system with an identical set of system files. They will also share the same security update KBs.
    • 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.
    • Updates for Windows RT 8.1 and Microsoft Office RT software are only available via Windows 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 CVEs have FAQs with additional information. Please note that this is not a complete list of CVEs for this release.



    Known Issues


    The following KBs contain information about known issues with the security updates. For a complete list of security update KBs, please see 20210112. For more information about Windows Known Issues, please see Windows message center (links to currently-supported versions of Windows are in the left pane).


    KB Article Applies To
    4598229 Windows 10, Version 1903, Windows Server, Version 1903, Windows 10, Version 1909, Windows Server, Version 1909
    4598230 Windows 10, Version 1809, Windows Server 2019
    4598242 Windows 10, Version 2004, Windows Server, Version 2004, Windows 10, Version 20H2, Windows Server, Version 20H2
    4598275 Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Security-only update)
    4598278 Windows Server 2012 (Monthly Rollup)
    4598279 Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
    4598285 Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
    4598287 Windows Server 2008 (Security-only update)
    4598288 Windows Server 2008 (Monthly Rollup)
    4598289 Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Security-only update)
    4598297 Windows Server 2012 (Security-only update)


    January 2021 Security Updates - Release Notes - Security Update Guide - Microsoft
     
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    Microsoft April 2021 Security Updates

    April 2021 Security Updates


    Updates this Month


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



    • Azure AD Web Sign-in
    • Azure DevOps
    • Azure Sphere
    • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
    • Microsoft Exchange Server
    • Microsoft Graphics Component
    • Microsoft Internet Messaging API
    • Microsoft NTFS
    • Microsoft Office Excel
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    • Microsoft Office SharePoint
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Microsoft Windows Codecs Library
    • Microsoft Windows Speech
    • Open Source Software
    • Role: DNS Server
    • Role: Hyper-V
    • Visual Studio
    • Visual Studio Code
    • Visual Studio Code - GitHub Pull Requests and Issues Extension
    • Visual Studio Code - Kubernetes Tools
    • Visual Studio Code - Maven for Java Extension
    • Windows Application Compatibility Cache
    • Windows AppX Deployment Extensions
    • Windows Console Driver
    • Windows Diagnostic Hub
    • Windows Early Launch Antimalware Driver
    • Windows ELAM
    • Windows Event Tracing
    • Windows Installer
    • Windows Kernel
    • Windows Media Player
    • Windows Network File System
    • Windows Overlay Filter
    • Windows Portmapping
    • Windows Registry
    • Windows Remote Procedure Call Runtime
    • Windows Resource Manager
    • Windows Secure Kernel Mode
    • Windows Services and Controller App
    • Windows SMB Server
    • Windows TCP/IP
    • Windows Win32K
    • Windows WLAN Auto Config Service
    Please note the following information regarding the security updates:


    Relevant 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.
    FAQs, Mitigations, and Workarounds
    The following CVEs have FAQs, Mitigations, or Workarounds. You can see these in more detail from the Vulnerabilities tab by selecting FAQs, Mitigations and Workarounds columns in the Edit Columns panel.



    Known Issues
    You can see these in more detail from the Deployments tab by selecting Known Issues column in the Edit Columns panel.


    For more information about Windows Known Issues, please see Windows message center (links to currently-supported versions of Windows are in the left pane).


    KB Article Applies To
    4504715 SharePoint Server 2019 Language Pack
    4504716 SharePoint Server 2019
    5001330 Windows 10, Version 2004, Windows Server, Version 2004, Windows 10, Version 20H2, Windows Server, Version 20H2
    5001332 Windows Server 2008 (Security-only update)
    5001335 Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
    5001337 Windows 10, Version 1909, Windows Server, Version 1909
    5001342 Windows 10, Version 1809, Windows Server 2019
    5001347 Windows 10, Version 1607, Windows Server 2016
    5001382 Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
    5001383 Windows Server 2012 (Security-only update)
    5001387 Windows Server 2012 (Monthly Rollup)
    5001389 Windows Server 2008 (Monthly Rollup)
    5001392 Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Security-only update)
    5001393 Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Security-only update)
    5001779 Microosft Exchange Server 2019, 2016, 2013


    April 2021 Security Updates - Release Notes - Security Update Guide - Microsoft
     
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