Security 10762 Published by

Microsoft has announced the security updates for October 2022.

Security Update Guide

Updates this Month

This release consists of security updates for the following products, features and roles.

  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Azure
  • Azure Arc
  • Client Server Run-time Subsystem (CSRSS)
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
  • Microsoft Graphics Component
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint
  • Microsoft Office Word
  • Microsoft WDAC OLE DB provider for SQL
  • NuGet Client
  • Remote Access Service Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
  • Role: Windows Hyper-V
  • Service Fabric
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Windows Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Windows ALPC
  • Windows CD-ROM Driver
  • Windows COM+ Event System Service
  • Windows Connected User Experiences and Telemetry
  • Windows CryptoAPI
  • Windows Defender
  • Windows DHCP Client
  • Windows Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Windows DWM Core Library
  • Windows Event Logging Service
  • Windows Group Policy
  • Windows Group Policy Preference Client
  • Windows Internet Key Exchange (IKE) Protocol
  • Windows Kernel
  • Windows Local Security Authority (LSA)
  • Windows Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS)
  • Windows Local Session Manager (LSM)
  • Windows NTFS
  • Windows NTLM
  • Windows ODBC Driver
  • Windows Perception Simulation Service
  • Windows Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
  • Windows Portable Device Enumerator Service
  • Windows Print Spooler Components
  • Windows Resilient File System (ReFS)
  • Windows Secure Channel
  • Windows Security Support Provider Interface
  • Windows Server Remotely Accessible Registry Keys
  • Windows Server Service
  • Windows Storage
  • Windows TCP/IP
  • Windows USB Serial Driver
  • Windows Web Account Manager
  • Windows Win32K
  • Windows WLAN Service
  • Windows Workstation Service

Please note the following information regarding the security updates:

Security Update Guide Blog Posts

Date Blog Post
August 9, 2022 Security Update Guide Notification System News: Create your profile now
January 11, 2022 Coming Soon: New Security Update Guide Notification System
February 9, 2021 Continuing to Listen: Good News about the Security Update Guide API
January 13, 2021 Security Update Guide Supports CVEs Assigned by Industry Partners
December 8, 2020 Security Update Guide: Let’s keep the conversation going
November 9, 2020 Vulnerability Descriptions in the New Version of the Security Update Guide

Relevant Information

  • The new Hotpatching feature is now generally available. Please see  Hotpatching feature for Windows Server Azure Edition virtual machines (VMs) for more information.
  • Windows 10 updates are cumulative. The monthly security release includes all security fixes for vulnerabilities that affect Windows 10, in addition to non-security updates. The updates are available via the  Microsoft Update Catalog. For information on lifecycle and support dates for Windows 10 operating systems, please see  Windows Lifecycle Facts Sheet.
  • Microsoft is improving Windows Release Notes. For more information, please see  What's next for Windows release notes.
  • A list of the latest servicing stack updates for each operating system can be found in  ADV990001. This list will be updated whenever a new servicing stack update is released. It is important to install the latest servicing stack update.
  • In addition to security changes for the vulnerabilities, updates include defense-in-depth updates to help improve security-related features.
  • Customers running Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2008 need to purchase the Extended Security Update to continue receiving security updates. See  4522133 for more information.

FAQs, Mitigations, and Workarounds

The following CVEs have FAQs, Mitigations, or Workarounds. You can see these in more detail from the Vulnerabilities tab by selecting FAQsMitigations and Workarounds columns in the Edit Columns panel.

Known Issues

You can see these in more detail from the Deployments tab by selecting Known Issues column in the Edit Columns panel.

For more information about Windows Known Issues, please see  Windows message center (links to currently-supported versions of Windows are in the left pane).

KB Article Applies To
5018410 Windows 10, version 20H2, Windows 10, version 21H1, Windows 10, version 21H2
5018418 Windows 11 version 21H2
5018419 Windows 10, version 1809, Windows Server 2019
5018421 Windows Server 2022
5018427 Windows 11 version 22H2
5018446 Windows Server 2008 (Security-only update)
5018450 Windows Server 2008 (Monthly Rollup)
5018454 Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
5018457 Windows Server 2012 (Monthly Rollup)
5018474 Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Monthly Rollup)
5018476 Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Security-only update)
5018478 Windows Server 2012 (Security-only update)
5018479 Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 (Security-only update)
5002278 SharePoint Server 2019
5002284 SharePoint Foundation 2013
5002287 SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016
5002290 SharePoint Server Subscription Edition

Security Update Guide - Microsoft Security Response Center