Flexis October 2019 Patch Review And Recommendations

  • KB4519998 – 2019-10 Cumulative Update for Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems
  • KB4521858 – 2019-10 Servicing Stack Update for Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems
  • KB4520007 – 2019-10 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems
  • KB4520005 – 2019-10 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems
  • KB4519976 – 2019-10 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems

Impacted Products:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • SQL Server Management Studio
  • Open Source Software
  • Microsoft Dynamic 365
  • Windows Update Assistant

 

Please note the following information regarding the security updates:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Updates for Windows RT 8.1 and Microsoft Office RT software are only available via Windows Update.
  • For information on lifecycle and support dates for Windows 10 operating systems, please see Windows Lifecycle Facts Sheet.
  • In addition to security changes for the vulnerabilities, updates include defense-in-depth updates to help improve security-related features.
  • Starting in May 2019, Internet Explorer 11 is available on Windows Server 2012. This configuration is only present in only the IE Cumulative package.

 

Known Issues:

 

KB4519338 Applies to: Windows 10 version 1809; Windows Server version 1809; Windows Server 2019 all versions

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4519338/windows-10-update-kb4519338

Symptoms:

Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

 

After installing KB4493509, devices with some Asian language packs installed may receive the error, “0x800f0982 – PSFX_E_MATCHING_COMPONENT_NOT_FOUND.”

 

We are investigating reports that a small number of devices may startup to a black screen during the first logon after installing updates.

 

After installing this update, Windows Mixed Reality Portal users may intermittently receive a “15-5” error code. In some cases, Windows Mixed Reality Portal may report that the headset is sleeping and pressing “Wake up” may appear to produce no action.

 

Workaround:

Do one of the following:

  • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
  • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

  1. Uninstall and reinstall any recently added language packs. For instructions, see Manage the input and display language settings in Windows 10.
  2. Select Check for Updatesand install the April 2019 Cumulative Update. For instructions, see Update Windows 10.

Note: If reinstalling the language pack does not mitigate the issue, reset your PC as follows:

  1. Go to the Settings app > Recovery.
  2. Select Get Startedunder the Reset this PC recovery option.
  3. Select Keep my Files.

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

To mitigate this issue, press Ctrl+Alt+Delete, then select the Power button in the lower right corner of the screen and select Restart. Your device should now restart normally.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

To mitigate the issue, use the following steps:

  1. Close the Windows Mixed Reality Portal, if it is running.
  2. Open Task Manager by selecting the Start button and typing “task manager”.
  3. In Task Manager, under the Processes tab, right-click Windows Explorer and select Restart.
  4. Open the Windows Mixed Reality Portal.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

KB4519976 Applies to: Windows 7 Service Pack 1; Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4519976/windows-7-update-kb4519976

Improvement and Fixes:

This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4516048 (released September 24, 2019) and addresses the following issues:

  • Addresses an issue that may fail to disable VBScript in Internet Explorer by default after installing KB4507437 (Preview of Monthly Rollup) or KB4511872 (Internet Explorer Cumulative Update) and later.
  • Addresses an issue with applications and printer drivers that utilize the Windows JavaScript engine (jscript.dll) for processing print jobs.
  • Security updates to Windows Authentication, Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows Kernel, Internet Information Services, the Microsoft Scripting Engine, and Windows Server.

 

For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, please refer to the Security Update Guide.

 

Microsoft is not currently aware of any issues with this update.

 

KB4519985 Applies to: Windows Server 2012; Windows Embedded 8 Standard

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4519985/windows-server-2012-update-kb4519985

Symptoms:

Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

 

Workaround:

Do one of the following:

  • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
  • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

KB4519990 Applies to: Windows 8.1; Windows Server 2012 R2

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4519990/windows-8-1-kb4519990

Symptoms:

Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

 

Workaround:

Do one of the following:

  • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
  • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

KB4519998 Applies to: Windows 10 version 1607; Windows Server 2016

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4519998/windows-10-update-kb4519998

Symptoms:

After installing KB4467684, the cluster service may fail to start with the error “2245 (NERR_PasswordTooShort)” if the group policy “Minimum Password Length” is configured with greater than 14 characters.

 

Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

 

Workaround:

Set the domain default “Minimum Password Length” policy to less than or equal to 14 characters.

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

Do one of the following:

  • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
  • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

KB4520004 Applies to: Windows 10 version 1709

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4520004/windows-10-update-kb4520004

Symptoms:

Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

 

Workaround:

Do one of the following:

  • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
  • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

KB4520005 Applies to: Windows 8.1; Windows Server 2012 R2

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4520005/windows-8-1-kb4520005

Symptoms:

Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

 

Workaround:

Do one of the following:

  • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
  • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

KB4520007 Applies to: Windows Server 2012; Windows Embedded 8 Standard

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4520007/windows-server-2012-update-kb4520007

Symptoms:

Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

 

Workaround:

Do one of the following:

  • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
  • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

KB4520008 Applies to: Windows 10 version 1803

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4520008/windows-10-update-kb4520008

Symptoms:

Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

 

We are investigating reports that a small number of devices may startup to a black screen during the first logon after installing updates.

 

After installing this update, Windows Mixed Reality Portal users may intermittently receive a “15-5” error code. In some cases, Windows Mixed Reality Portal may report that the headset is sleeping and pressing “Wake up” may appear to produce no action.

 

Workaround:

Do one of the following:

  • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
  • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

To mitigate this issue, press Ctrl+Alt+Delete, then select the Power button in the lower right corner of the screen and select Restart. Your device should now restart normally.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

To mitigate the issue, use the following steps:

  • Close the Windows Mixed Reality Portal, if it is running.
  • Open Task Manager by selecting the Start button and typing “task manager”.
  • In Task Manager, under the Processes tab, right-click Windows Explorer and select Restart.
  • Open the Windows Mixed Reality Portal.

 

We are working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

KB4520010 Applies to: Windows 10 version 1703

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4520010/windows-10-update-kb4520010

Symptoms:

Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

 

Workaround:

Do one of the following:

  • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
  • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

KB4520011 Applies to: Windows 10

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4520011/windows-10-update-kb4520011

Symptoms:

Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

 

Workaround:

Do one of the following:

  • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
  • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.

 

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.