Last Patch Tuesday for 2018 Brings Fixes to Several Windows 10 Versions Including the Troubled October 2018 Update

Dec 11, 2018
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Microsoft is rolling out scheduled monthly security and performance updates to several versions of Windows 10. The company continues to face criticism over the quality and testing of its updates since the release of Windows 10 version 1809.

Patch Tuesday brings updates to latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update, the April 2018 Update, the Fall Creators Update, Creators Update, Anniversary Update, and the original version of Windows 10. The update brings several security patches along with resolving the Media Player issue that was introduced with an earlier cumulative update. Here’s the complete changelog of updates being released to the last 3 versions of Windows 10.

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Windows 10 1809 – KB4471332 (Build 17763.194)

  • Addresses an issue that may prevent the use of the Seek Bar in Windows Media Player when playing specific files. This issue does not affect normal playback.
  • Security updates to Windows Authentication, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Kernel, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Scripting Engine.

Windows 10 version 1803 – KB4471324 (Build 17134.471)

  • Addresses an issue that may prevent the use of the Seek Bar in Windows Media Player when playing specific files. This issue does not affect normal playback.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause some users to see a blue or black screen and receive the error code, “System thread exception not handled.”
  • Addresses an issue with Microsoft Intune that causes devices to be incorrectly marked as not compliant because a firewall incorrectly returns a ‘Poor’ status. As a result, the affected devices will not receive conditional access compliance approval and may be blocked from access to corporate resources such as email.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause some custom Start menu layouts to display incorrectly.
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Edge, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Authentication, Windows Wireless Networking, and Windows Kernel.

Windows 10 1709 – KB4471329 (Build 16299.846):

  • Addresses an issue that may prevent the use of the Seek Bar in Windows Media Player when playing specific files. This issue does not affect normal playback.
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Edge, Windows Kernel, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Wireless Networking, and Windows Authentication.

For more details, check KB4471327 (for Windows 10 1703), KB4471321 (for version 1607), and KB4471323 (for original Windows 10).

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