Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2016

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Update time:

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3177356)
  • Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3177358)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3177393)
  • Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3178466)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office (3177451)
  • Security Update for Secure Boot (3179577)
  • Security Update for Windows Authentication Methods (3178465)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library (3182248)
  • Security Update for ActiveSyncProvider (3182332)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2016

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2016

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Updates for July 2016:

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3169991)
  • Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3169999)
  • Cumulative Security Update for JScript and VBScript (3169996)
  • Security Update for Windows Print Spooler Components (3170005)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office (3170008)
  • Security Update for Windows Secure Kernel Mode (3170050)
  • Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3171481)
  • Security Update for .NET Framework (3170048)
  • Security Update for Windows Kernel (3171910)
  • Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3174060)
  • Security Update for Secure Boot (3177404)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2016

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2016

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Updates from Microsoft for June 2016

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3163649)
  • Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3163656)
  • Cumulative Security Update for JScript and VBScript (3163640)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office (3163610)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Windows DNS Server (3164065)
  • Security Update for Group Policy (3163622)
  • Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3164028)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3164036)
  • Security Update for Windows SMB Server (3164038)
  • Security Update for Netlogon (3167691)
  • Security Update for WPAD (3165191)
  • Security Update for Windows Diagnostic Hub (3165479)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Exchange Server (3160339)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF (3164302)
  • Security Update for Active Directory (3160352)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Windows Search Component (3165270)
  • Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3167685)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2016

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for May 2016

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Updates for May:

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3155533)
  • Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3155538)
  • Cumulative Security Update for JScript and VBScript (3156764)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office (3155544)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3156754)
  • Security Update for Windows Journal (3156761)
  • Security Update for Windows Shell (3156987)
  • Security Update for Windows IIS (3141083)
  • Security Update for Windows Media Center (3150220)
  • Security Update for Windows Kernel (3154846)
  • Security Update for Microsoft RPC (3155520)
  • Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3158222)
  • Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3157993)
  • Security Update for .NET Framework (3156757)
  • Security Update for Virtual Secure Mode (3155451)
  • Security Update for Volume Manager Driver (3155784)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for May 2016

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2016

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More patch fun this month:

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3148531)
  • Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3148532)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3148522)
  • Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services (3148541)
  • Security Update for .NET Framework (3148789)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office (3148775)
  • Security Update for Windows OLE (3146706)
  • Security Update for Windows Hyper-V (3143118)
  • Security Update for Secondary Logon (3148538)
  • Security Update for SAM and LSAD Remote Protocols (3148527)
  • Security Update for CSRSS (3148528)
  • Security Update for HTTP.sys (3148795)
  • Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3154132)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2016

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2016

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Updates for the month of March:

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3142015)
  • Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3142019)
  • Security Update for Windows Library Loading to Address Remote Code Execution (3140709)
  • Security Update for Graphic Fonts to Address Remote Code Execution (3143148)
  • Security Update for Windows Media to Address Remote Code Execution (3143146)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library to Address Remote Code Execution (3143081)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office to Address Remote Code Execution (3141806)
  • Security Update for Windows OLE to Address Remote Code Execution (3143136)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Windows to Address Elevation of Privilege (3140410)
  • Security Update for Secondary Logon to Address Elevation of Privilege (3143141)
  • Security Update for Windows USB Mass Storage Class Driver to Address Elevation of Privilege (3143142)
  • Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers to Address Elevation of Privilege (3143145)
  • Security Update for .NET Framework to Address Security Feature Bypass (3141780)
  • Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3144756)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2016

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2016

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Updates for the month of February 2016 from Microsoft:

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB3134220)
  • Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (KB3134225)
  • Remote Code Execution in PDF Library (KB3138938)
  • Remote Code Execution in Windows Journal (KB3134811)
  • Remote Code Execution in Microsoft Windows (KB3134228)
  • Remote Code Execution in Microsoft Office (KB3134226)
  • Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in WebDAV (KB3136041)
  • Elevation of Privilege in Remote Desktop Display Driver (KB3134700)
  • Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Kernel Mode Drivers (KB3136082)
  • Denial of Service in .Net Framework (KB3137893)
  • Denial of Service Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Service (KB3134222)
  • Denial of Service Vulnerability in NPS RADIUS Server (KB3133043)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2016

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2016

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Patch time:

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3124903)
  • Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3124904)
  • Cumulative Security Update for JScript and VBScript to Address Remote Code Execution (3125540)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Office to Address Remote Code Execution (3124585)
  • Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers to Address Remote Code Execution (3124584)
  • Security Update for Silverlight to Address Remote Code Execution (3126036)
  • Security Update for Microsoft Windows to Address Remote Code Execution (3124901)
  • Security Update for Windows Kernel to Address Elevation of Privilege (3124605)
  • Security Update in Microsoft Exchange Server to Address Spoofing (3124557)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2016

Run Python Script in Background at Startup

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The easiest way to do this is to run the script using crontab, but I would advise testing you script well first as you could make a script that causes problems.

$ crontab -e

and add the line:

@reboot /home/vivek/bin/python_script.py

Save and close, and then run

# update-rc.d cron defaults

Once you reboot the script will start automatically.

A fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine

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This appears to be a problem with relation to the Windows 8.1 Metro Apps and I resolved by doing the following (NB. critical to observe the sysprep log file (setuperr.log);

  1. Take Snapshot
  2. Run Sysprep: sysprep /generalize /oobe /shutdown
  3. When the error occurs, check the error log and then query the problem package using PowerShell (insert name of package into the “”). Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Where Name -Like “”
  4. Once you have it run the following to remove the package; Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Where Name -Like “” | Remove-AppxPackage
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until successful.

If you don’t care whatsoever for Metro Apps (which is the case in our environment) you could just run the following and remove all packages; Get-AppxPackage | Remove-AppxPackage