Windows 10 update: This brings patch KB5023696

VG word pixels

patch day

The current versions of Windows 10 get a new update. The KB5023696 patch traditionally targets security leaks. That’s in the download.


windows update
Unpopular but necessary: ​​the monthly Windows updates.

Windows 10 in the variants 22H2, 21H2 and 20H2 (Enterprise) gets a new update via settings. Patch KB5023696 brings the current build versions up to 1904x.2728. In addition to the bug fixes and innovations of the latest optional patch, current updates against security gaps are also included. We briefly summarize both points.

the patch KB5023696 for Windows 10 brings the contents of the package KB5022906 from February 21, 2023 with. As highlights, Microsoft lists updates for Spotlight, again bug fixes for Edge’s Internet Explorer mode and those for accessibility features. In Office or Microsoft Excel, links also did not work and a streaming app refused to work after the overlays were switched on.

On the current page for Security updates from Microsoft a number of vulnerabilities are listed for the March patch day. There are over 80 entries in the Security Update Guide. A total of nine of them are classified as critical. Two of them are considered zero-day vulnerabilities that have already been exploited. One of them allows attackers to gain higher rights via Outlook. The second vulnerability concerns the SmartScreen security tool. The vulnerability allows deeper security functions to be circumvented.

Other gaps can be found in the following programs and components, among others: Bluetooth drivers and services, Microsoft Edge, Sharepoint, OneDrive, Office for Android, Windows Hyper-V, Visual Studio, Defender, Kernel and TPM.

As usual, the Windows updates should be imported promptly. Especially in productive operation when affected Microsoft software such as Office, Outlook or other services such as Azure, OneDrive and Co. are in use. If you have the appropriate permissions, open the settings and then the “Update & security” menu. In the first point you can search for current updates. Alternatively, the Update Catalog ready for manual installation.

See also  Hogwarts Legacy: Live the Unwritten trailer released
Windows 10 background
Monitor setup with Windows 11 logo

windows update

KB5023706 and KB5023698: This is what the patches for Windows bring…

Microsoft is bringing a current update for Windows 11 22H2 and 21H2: Here we show what patches KB5023698 and KB5023706 contain.

15.3.2023 from
The-Khoa Nguyen

Continue to home page

more on the subject

Windows 10 updates

Before 21H2, Windows 11 and October patchday

Windows 10 Update: What does patch KB5005611 bring?

For Windows 10 there is a new patch available for download for versions 21H1, 20H2 and 2004. Outlook problems in particular are fixed.

Windows 10 updates

Patch day in June 2022

Windows 10 update: Patch KB5014699 brings this

Patchday for Windows 10 is in June 2022. KB5014699 includes a security update for “Follina” that made Office files dangerous.

Windows 10 updates

patch day

Windows 10 update: Patch KB5015807 brings these changes

It’s patch day in July 2022: Various security updates and bug fixes are coming with KB5015807 for Windows 10. We summarize.

If you use this bar, there are now new options in the settings.

patch day

Windows 10 Update: What does patch KB5018410 bring?

Windows 10 is now getting the updates for October. The KB5018410 patch mainly fixes security gaps. Current leaks are still open.