October 11, 2022—KB5018418 (OS Build 22000.1098)
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- We address security issues for your Windows operating system.
This security update includes improvements that were a part of update KB5017383 (released September 20, 2022). Key changes in this release include:
- This update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality. No additional issues were documented for this release.
If you installed earlier updates, only the new updates contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.
Known issues in this update
|After installing this update, file copies using Group Policy Preferences might fail or might create empty shortcuts or files using 0 (zero) bytes. Known affected Group Policy Objects are related to files and shortcuts in User Configuration > Preferences > Windows Settings in Group Policy Editor.
|To mitigate this issue, you can do ONE of the following:
We are working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.
How to get this update
|Windows Update and Microsoft Update
|None. This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update.
|Windows Update for Business
|None. This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update in accordance with configured policies.
|Microsoft Update Catalog
|To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
|Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
|This update will automatically sync with WSUS if you configure Products and Classifications as follows:
Product: Windows 11
Classification: Security Updates
If you want to remove the LCU
To remove the LCU after installing the combined SSU and LCU package, use the DISM/Remove-Package command line option with the LCU package name as the argument. You can find the package name by using this command: DISM /online /get-packages.
Running Windows Update Standalone Installer (wusa.exe) with the /uninstall switch on the combined package will not work because the combined package contains the SSU. You cannot remove the SSU from the system after installation.
For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for cumulative update 5018418.
For a list of the files that are provided in the servicing stack update, download the file information for the SSU – version 22000.1035.