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  • Hi.In July 10th Microsoft published some updates which most of them have issue e.g. KB 4338814 , KB4338815.

    After that in July 17th, Microsoft released other Rollup updates which solve the aforementioned updates' problems and supersedes them.  I want to know if I should approve both July 10th and July 17th updates on WSUS or approving 17th is enough?



    • Edited by harsini Thursday, July 19, 2018 2:55 AM
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 2:40 AM

Answers

  • Hello harsini,

      

    Glad to help.

       

    For KB4338814, it has been replaced by KB4345418, so you do not need to approve KB4338814 any more.

    http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/ScopedViewInline.aspx?updateid=c0b5b4ea-e32b-4bd3-8f5a-5d20c0d60b6c

       

    For KB4338815, it is not replaced by KB4338831, but would be replaced by next month rollup.

          

    Note: KB4338815 belongs to "security update" which means you should install it for security reasons, while KB4338831 belongs to "non-security update". However, KB4338831 does fix some issue of KB4338815.

       

    For short, it is recommended that the best practice is:

    • Approve KB4345418 instead of KB4338814.
    • Approve KB4338815.
    • Approve KB4338831 if you need to fix the Known Issue.

        

    Hope above answer helps.

       

    Best Regards,

    Ray Jia


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    Thursday, July 19, 2018 5:48 AM