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On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for August 2019

Written on September 11, 2019 at 1:42 PM, by

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for August 2019:                      Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4512495 August 17, 2019 The […]

On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for July 2019

Written on August 23, 2019 at 4:51 PM, by

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for July 2019:                     Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4507459 July 16, 2019 The […]

On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for June 2019

Written on July 10, 2019 at 8:37 PM, by

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for June 2019:                     Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4509475 June 27, 2019 The […]

On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for May 2019

Written on June 6, 2019 at 8:59 AM, by

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for May 2019:                   Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4499177 May 23, 2019 The […]

On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for April 2019

Written on May 22, 2019 at 9:10 PM, by

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for April 2019:                      Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4493473 April 25, 2019 The […]

Azure AD Connect version 1.3.21.0 fixes an elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2019-1000)

Written on May 16, 2019 at 11:53 AM, by

Hot on the heels of Azure AD Connect version 1.3.20.0, Microsoft released version 1.3.21.0 earlier this week to address an elevation of privilege vulnerability. Azure AD Connect is Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments and LDAP v3-compatible directories to Azure […]

Windows Server 2019’s February 2019 Quality Update fixes two authentication issues

Written on February 22, 2019 at 3:55 PM, by

Windows Server 2019’s February 2019 Cumulative Quality Update, bringing the OS version to 17763316 , offers a fix for two authentication issues.        About Windows Server 2019 Updates Microsoft issues two major updates each month for Windows Server 2019, as outlined in the Patching with Windows Server 2016 blogpost. On the second Tuesday of each […]

Windows Server 2016’s February 2019 Quality Update fixes two Hybrid Identity issues

Written on February 21, 2019 at 3:54 PM, by

Windows Server 2016’s February 2019 Cumulative Quality Update, bringing the OS version to 14393.2828 , offers a fix for two authentication issues.        About Windows Server 2016 Updates Microsoft issues two major updates each month for Windows Server 2016, as outlined in the Patching with Windows Server 2016 blogpost. On the second Tuesday of each […]

Critical DNS Server Heap Overflow Vulnerability could allow Remote Code Execution (Critical, CVE-2018-8626)

Written on December 13, 2018 at 4:00 PM, by

This week, for its December 11th 2018 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released a security update for supported versions of Windows Server acting as DNS Servers. As many Domain Controllers are installed and configured as such, this is a serious vulnerability. The update addresses the vulnerability by modifying how Windows DNS servers handle requests.          About the […]

Windows Server 2016’s November 2018 Quality Update brings several Active Directory fixes

Written on December 6, 2018 at 11:33 AM, by

Windows Server 2016’s November 2018’s Cumulative Quality Update, bringing the OS version to 14393.2639, offers a fix for an issue with Group Policy and a fix for an issue you might be experiencing on your Windows Server 2016-based Domain Controllers.        About Windows Server 2016 Updates Microsoft issues two major updates each month for Windows […]