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Patch Management / Patch Tuesday

Known Issues for November 2018 Patch Tuesday Updates

Known Issues for November 2018 Patch Tuesday Updates

With the updates for November 2018 Patch Tuesday rolling out now, here’s what Microsoft has reported as issues they know about already…

UPDATE Nov 19: Words Don’t Fix Bugs, Windows 10 1809 Outed with More Quality Problems

 

KB2863821 and KB4461522 for Office 2010 No Longer Available, Uninstall Them if You Got Them

For Windows 10, version 1607 and Windows Server 2016

After installing this update, installation and client activation of Windows Server 2019 and 1809 LTSC Key Management Service (KMS) (CSVLK) host keys do not work as expected. – Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

After installing this update, Windows Server 2016 promotions that create non-root domains fail in forests in which optional features like Active Directory recycle have been enabled. The error is, “The replication operation encountered a database error”. – Use servers running Windows Server 2012 R2 or earlier to promote the first domain controller in a non-root domain until a resolution is available. Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

After you install the August Preview of Quality Rollup or September 11, 2018 .NET Framework update, instantiation of SqlConnection can throw an exception. For more information about this issue, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 4470809 SqlConnection instantiation exception on .NET 4.6 and later after August-September 2018 .NET Framework updates. – Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

For Windows 10, version 1703

After you install the August Preview of Quality Rollup or September 11, 2018 .NET Framework update, instantiation of SqlConnection can throw an exception. For more information about this issue, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 4470809 SqlConnection instantiation exception on .NET 4.6 and later after August-September 2018 .NET Framework updates. – Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

For Windows 10, version 1709

After you install the August Preview of Quality Rollup or September 11, 2018 .NET Framework update, instantiation of SqlConnection can throw an exception. For more information about this issue, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 4470809 SqlConnection instantiation exception on .NET 4.6 and later after August-September 2018 .NET Framework updates. – Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

For Windows 10, version 1803

After you install the August Preview of Quality Rollup or September 11, 2018 .NET Framework update, instantiation of SqlConnection can throw an exception. For more information about this issue, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:  4470809 SqlConnection instantiation exception on .NET 4.6 and later after August-September 2018 .NET Framework updates. – Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

After installing this update, some users cannot set Win32 program defaults for certain app and file type combinations using the Open with… command or Settings Apps Default apps.  In some cases, Microsoft Notepad or other Win32 programs cannot be set as the default. – In some cases, attempting to set application defaults again will succeed. Microsoft is working on a resolution and estimates a solution will be available in late November 2018.

For Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

After you apply this update, the network interface controller may stop working on some client software configurations. This occurs because of an issue related to a missing file, oem<number>.inf. The exact problematic configurations are currently unknown.

  1. To locate the network device, launch devmgmt.msc. It may appear under Other Devices.
  2. To automatically rediscover the NIC and install drivers, select Scan for Hardware Changes from the Action menu.
    • Alternatively, install the drivers for the network device by right-clicking the device and choosing Update. Then choose Search automatically for updated driver software or Browse my computer for driver software.

 

Of course, these are only what we know so far. Each month, there’s a slew of issues that crop up after the public is able to test and review the updates. Stay tuned to myITforum to hear about any issues that are uncovered.

 

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