In this month’s patch Tuesday, Microsoft releases updates for all supported versions of Windows 10. Users on Windows 10 versions 1909 and 1903 gets the same update KB4549951. This update upgrades the build number to 18363.778 for version 1909 and 18362.778 for version 1903. Updates for both the versions come with the same highlights which are as below:
- Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products.
- Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
- Updates for storing and managing files.
The update KB4549951 comes with a couple of fixes :
- Addresses an issue that prevents certain apps from installing if they are published using a Group Policy Object.
- Addresses an issue that prevents a wired network interface from obtaining a new Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) IP address on new subnets and virtual LANs (VLAN) after wired 802.1x re-authentication. The issue occurs if you use VLANs that are based on accounts and a VLAN change occurs after a user signs in.
- Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Cloud Infrastructure, Windows Virtualization, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Kernel, Windows Media, Windows Shell, Windows Management, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Virtualization, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Update Stack, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine .
In this update, Microsoft didn’t mention any known issues as they are not aware of any. It also recommends installing the latest SSU (servicing stack update) KB4552152, which can be installed via Windows Update.
Besides, the users on Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 update) is also getting a new patch update KB4549949, which brings the build number to 17763.1158. It comes with the same fixes as the update KB4549951. And due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Microsoft extends the support for the version till November 12, 2020, which it initially planned to end.
The company also released patch updates for Windows 10 versions 1803, 1709, 1703, 1607, and 1507 but only available for Education and Enterprise users.