Windows 10 and KB5022282, what’s new?

On the occasion of the first major monthly maintenance of the year 2023, Microsoft is releasing cumulative update KB5022282. It plugs dozens of security vulnerabilities affecting Windows 10.

In detail, KB5022282 is for all PCs running Windows 10 21H2 or 22H2. Installing it allows these operating systems to upgrade to version 19042.2486, 19044.2486, and 19045.2486. These figures are used to verify that the process has taken place correctly. You can find them by launching winver.exe in “Run” (WIN+R).

Note that for Windows 10 20H2, this maintenance does not apply to Home and Pro editions. It concerns only the Enterprise Multi-Session, Enterprise and Education and IoT Enterprise editions.

Windows 10, KB5022282 fixes bugs and security vulnerabilities

Microsoft fixes a total of 63 vulnerabilities of which 10 are critical. These affect

Added to this are fixes not related to security. They provide solutions to various bugs. The highlights concern

  • Resolving a Microsoft Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) SQL Server driver (sqlsrv32.dll) failure that caused connections to fail
  • A startup bug generating error 0xc000021a and above all a blue screen of death (BSOD),
  • An issue in Local Session Manager allowing actions that only administrators are allowed to perform.

Cumulative update KB5022282 deploys using the Windows Update service and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). You can also find it directly on the Microsoft Update Catalog site.

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