July Patch Tuesday arrives with updates for Windows 10 2004, 20H2 and also for Windows 10 May 2021 update

A few hours ago, following the usual roadmap, Microsoft launched its monthly update for the various versions of Windows 10 still supported. We already have July Patch Tuesday here and as usual it’s coming loaded with new stuff.

Like every second Tuesday of every month, we already have with us and ready to download, updates for different versions of the Microsoft operating system. A new set of updates that add improvements and fixes at the same time for all supported versions, be it Windows 10 21H1, 20H2 and 2004.

This time the updates come from builds 19041.1110, 19042.1110 and 19043.1110, respectively, which all equip patch KB5004237. Updates for the most recent versions of Windows arriving with this news:

Updates to verify usernames and passwords. Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations. Fixes a bug we have already seen that can make printing difficult on some printers. This issue affects many makes and models, but primarily receipt or label printers connected through a USB port.

Bug fixes

This hotfix removes support for the PerformTicketSignature parameter and permanently enables enforce mode for CVE-2020-17049. For more information and the steps to enable full protection on domain controller servers, you can refer to “Manage the Deployment of Kerberos S4U Changes for CVE-2020-17049”. Added Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption protections for CVE-2021-33757. For more information, see article KB5004605. Fixed a vulnerability where master refresh tokens are not strongly encrypted. This issue may allow tokens to be reused until they expire or renew. For more information about this issue, see CVE-2021-33779. Various security updates are coming for Windows Apps, Windows Administration, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Authentication, Windows User Account Control (UAC), Operating System Security, Windows Virtualization, Windows Linux, Windows Kernel, Microsoft Script Engine, Windows HTML Platforms, Windows MSHTML Windows Platform and Graphics.

Problems still present

When using Microsoft’s Japanese Input Method Editor (IME) to type Kanji characters in an application that automatically allows Furigana character input, the correct Furigana characters may not be obtained. You may need to manually enter the furigana characters. Devices with Windows installations created from custom offline media or custom ISO image might lose the classic Edge app (Edge Legacy) and it might not be automatically replaced with the new one. Microsoft Edge. This issue only occurs when creating custom offline media or ISO images by dragging this update onto the image without first installing the Independent Servicing Stack (SSU) update released on the 29th. March 2021 or later. To avoid this failure, the March 29, 2021 or later update must be installed before the custom offline media or ISO image before dragging the LCU. To do this with the combined SSU and LCU packages now used for Windows 10 version 20H2 and Windows 10 version 2004, you will need to extract the SSU from the combined package.

If you have one of the versions of Windows 10 mentioned, you can download the update by following the usual route, ie “Settings> Update & Security> Windows Update” or the do manually on this link.

Via | Microsoft

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