MICROSOFT’S February 2017 PATCH RELEASES

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  Well this is completely out of the usual. This month, being February 2017 Microsoft has decided to delay the normal patch release cycle as, and I quote “Our top priority is to provide the best possible experience for customers in maintaining and protecting their systems. This month, we discovered a last minute issue that could impact some customers and was not resolved in…

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KB3209501 Update for SCCM 1610

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How to update to KB3209501 for Microsoft SCCM 1610 An update was released this week for SCCM 1610 KB3209501. This update fixes the following issues with Microsoft SCCM 1610; After you upgrade from Configuration Manager version 1606 to version 1610, Software Center does not open on client computers. This issue can occur if an application is deployed to the version 1606 client after the site was…

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MICROSOFT’S December 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S December 2016 PATCH RELEASES Microsoft have released 12 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month of December. See how you can remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS16-144 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3204059) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote…

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MICROSOFT’S November 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S November 2016 PATCH RELEASES Microsoft have released 14 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month of November. See how you can remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS16-129 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3199057) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote…

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Configuration Manager 1606 Hotfix KB3180992

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Configuration Manager 1606 Hotfix KB3180992 A new update for your System Centre Configuration Manager has been released, which will bring your SCCM environment to build 5.00.8412.1204. This update fixes the following issues identified with SCCM; When you select the Update all clients in the hierarchy using production client option on the Client Upgrade tab of Hierarchy Settings Properties, an exception occurs. The exception details…

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MICROSOFT’S October 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S October 2016 PATCH RELEASES Microsoft have released 10 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month. Are you ready to remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS16-118 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3192887) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if…

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MICROSOFT’S September 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S September 2016 PATCH RELEASES Well after a horrible last month for patches causing issues (KB3176934 breaks Windows 10 Powershell , KB3179575 causing authentication issues with Windows 2012 servers, and KB3177725 & KB3176493 causing printing issues), we are all hoping that this month’s release doesnt cause any problems. If you want to avoid issues with patch deployment, and to facilitate a quick roll back should any windows…

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KB3176934 breaks Windows 10 Powershell

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KB3176934 breaks Windows 10 Powershell Not sure what is happening this month with the August releases of patches by Microsoft. There have already been two other known issues caused by a few security patches, Microsoft patches KB3177725 & KB3176493 causing printing issues and Microsoft Patch KB3179575 causing authentication issues with Windows 2012 servers. They have released a fix for the printing issue problem (KB3187022), but we havent had…

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Microsoft Patch KB3179575 causing authentication issues with Windows 2012 servers

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Microsoft Patch KB3179575 causing authentication issues with Windows 2012 servers Seems yet another Microsoft security patch is causing issues this month. KB3179575 which was in the August Patch Tuesday deployment is to fix issues with the Windows 2012 (not R2) operating system. Taken directly from the Microsoft site, this update includes quality improvements but no new operating system features are being introduced. The key changes include:…

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MICROSOFT’S August 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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The following nine Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the August 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-095 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3177356) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a…

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How to upgrade to SCCM 1606

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SCCM 1606 Update New features of SCCM 1606 So what was the most exciting thing released this month? Well if you said Pokemon GO, you are on the wrong blog. It was in fact the release of a well received update to System Centre Configuration Manager, known as update SCCM 1606. SCCM 1606 (released on the 22nd of July 2016) introduces some great new features…

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MICROSOFT’S July 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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The following eleven Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the July 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-084 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3169991) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a…

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Deploying a Zero Day Exploit Update Fix with Microsoft SCCM 2012

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Deploying a Zero Day Exploit Update Fix with Microsoft’s SCCM 2012  Zero Day Exploit Overview So what exactly is a Zero Day Exploit you ask? To be exact, a Zero Day Exploit is a vulnerability that is found that a possible Hacker can use to exploit and use for malicious or personal intent. The Vendor (software or hardware) has Zero Days to plan, mitigate…

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MICROSOFT’S JUNE 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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The following seventeen Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the June 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-063 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3163649) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a…

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Update rollup for System Center Configuration Manager 1602 – KB3155482

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KB3155482 for SCCM 1602 Microsoft released a new patch for System Centre Configuration Manager today (KB3155482) which fixes the following issues in SCCM version 1602. Remote Control The SCCMRDPSYSTEM.EXE process stops running on Windows Embedded clients after your try and start a remote control session. Site Systems The DBSchemaChangeHistory table in the site database grows exponentially. Microsoft Intune and Mobile Device Management The Service…

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SCCM 1602 Upgrade

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SCCM 1602 Upgrade Microsoft released an update to SCCM from version 1511 to version 1602 a few months back. Updating from SCCM 1511 to 1602 is a fairly easy process, you just need to follow the steps; Go to your SCCM console, and then to Administration, Cloud Services, then Updates and Servicing. Right click the update and choose to run the prerequisite check. This…

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MICROSOFT’S MAY 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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The following sixteen Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the April 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-051 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3155533) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a…

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MICROSOFT’S APRIL 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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The following thirteen Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the April 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-037 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3148531) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution…

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CU3 for System Center Configuration Manager 2012

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An update version 3 has been released for Microsoft’s System Centre Configuration Manager 2012. SCCM 2012 CU3 This update released by Microsoft fixes the following issues; Administrator Console The Administrator Console may take longer than expected to expand different nodes, such as the All Users or All Devices nodes. This occurs when the console is installed on a touch-screen enabled computer. The Create Task…

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Microsoft’s Febuary 2016 Patch Releases

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The following thirteen Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the Febuary 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-009 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3134220) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user…

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Microsoft’s January 2016 Patch Releases

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Microsoft’s January 2016 Patch Releases The following nine Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the January 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-001 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3124903) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The more severe of the vulnerabilities could allow…

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Adobe Flash Player – Critical Security updates released

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Adobe Flash Player – Critical Security updates released Adobe has released critical  security updates for Adobe Flash Player this month These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. The exploit for CVE-2015-8651 is being used in limited, targeted attacks. Effected versions are; Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 20.0.0.235 and earlier Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release…

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Patch Management Pain?

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Patch Management Pain? Creating a great patch management strategy shouldn’t be a daunting task. While updating and patching servers can be quite tedious, having a strategy in place that is workable can remove some of this pain. The first step is having the correct infrastructure in place to keep your servers and workstations up to date. You can use any of the fantastic tools…

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Outlook 2010 only starting in Safe Mode (KB3114409)

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Outlook 2010 only starting in Safe Mode (KB3114409) Seems one of the updates in this months Microsoft Patch releases has caused an issue it was trying to prevent rather than fixing it. (This is one of the many reasons we created SnaPatch for, to give a quick and easy rollback) The KB3114409 update was to prevent Outlook 2010 from starting in safe mode. The…

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Microsoft’s December 2015 Patch Releases

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Microsoft’s December 2015 Patch Releases The following twelve Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the  December 2015 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS15-112 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3104517) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could…

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Important update for WSUS 4.0 – KB 3095113

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Important update for WSUS 4.0  – KB 3095113 Microsoft has released Windows 10 with a feature upgrade (version 1511) which is the first in-place upgrade for Windows 10. To enable this deployment to Windows 10 clients, Microsoft will ship a patch to WSUS for WS12 and WS12R2 (KB 3095113) which enable WSUS to deploy this feature upgrade. The Windows 10 1511 feature upgrade is available via WSUS  (which will…

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Microsoft’s November 2015 Patch Releases

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Microsoft’s November 2015 Patch Releases The following twelve Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch? MS15-112 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3104517) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user…

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Adobe Flash compromised

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Adobe Flash compromised Adobe officials have confirmed a vulnerability affects Flash version 19.0.0.207, which was released on Tuesday. The vulnerability has been cataloged as CVE-2015-7645. Attackers are exploiting a previously unknown vulnerability in fully patched versions of Adobe’s Flash Player so they can surreptitiously install malware on end users’ computers, security researchers warned Tuesday. The attacks are known to target only government agencies as part…

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Microsoft’s October 2015 Patch Releases

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Microsoft’s October 2015 Patch Releases The following six Patch Tuesday patches have been released by Microsoft for deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch? MS15-106 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3096441) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views…

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Microsoft’s September 2015 Patch Releases

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September Patch Release Hi All, Microsoft has released their latest round of Patches / Updates for September Month last Tuesday. The following patches / updates have been released for deployment MS15-094 – Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3089548) MS15-095 – Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3089665 MS15-096 – Vulnerability in Active Directory Service Could Allow Denial of Service (3072595) MS15-097 – Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Graphics Component…

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