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Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2022 overview – Ghacks Technology News


Microsoft released security updates and non-security updates for all supported versions of its Windows operating system and other company products on January 11, 2022.

windows-security updates january 2022

The first Patch Tuesday of the year 2022is already available via Windows Update, update management systems such as WSUS, and as direct downloads from the Microsoft Update Catalog.

The guide that you are reading has all the information that you require to make educated updating decisions. It links to all support pages and downloads, list critical vulnerabilities, includes a list of known issues, and also links to additional support pages and resources.

The Microsoft Windows Security Updates: January 2022

We have prepared a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that contains all relevant security updates that Microsoft released on the January 2022 Patch Day. Click on the following link to download it, as a zip file, to your local system: Security Updates 2022-01-11-070359pm

Executive Summary

  • Security updates have been released for all support client and server versions of the Windows operating system.
  • Microsoft released security updates for other company products as well, including .NET Framework, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Windows Codecs Library, DirectX, Windows Defender, Windows Secure Boot and others.
  • The following client operating systems have known issues: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 version 1607, Windows 10 version 20H2, Windows 10 version 21H1, Windows 11
  • The following server operating systems have known issues: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2022

Operating System Distribution

  • Windows 7 (extended support only): 34 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 32 important
    • Virtual Machine IDE Drive Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21833
    • Active Directory Domain Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21857
  • Windows 8.1: 51 vulnerabilities: 3 critical and 18 important
  • Windows 10 version 1909: 77 vulnerabilities: 5 critical and 72 important
    • Open Source Curl Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2021-22947
    • Virtual Machine IDE Drive Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21833
    • Active Directory Domain Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21857
    • DirectX Graphics Kernel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21912
    • DirectX Graphics Kernel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21898
  • Windows 10 version 2004, 20H2, 21H1 and 21H2 : 78 vulnerabilities, 6 critical and 72 important
    • DirectX Graphics Kernel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21912
    • HTTP Protocol Stack Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21907
    • DirectX Graphics Kernel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21898
    • Active Directory Domain Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21857
    • Virtual Machine IDE Drive Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21833
    • Open Source Curl Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2021-22947
  • Windows 11 66 vulnerabilities, 3 critical and 63 important
    • HTTP Protocol Stack Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21907
    • Active Directory Domain Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21857
    • Open Source Curl Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2021-22947

Windows Server products

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (extended support only): 34 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 32 important
    • Virtual Machine IDE Drive Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21833
    • Active Directory Domain Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21857
  • Windows Server 2012 R2: 52 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 50  important
    • Active Directory Domain Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21857
    • Virtual Machine IDE Drive Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21833
  • Windows Server 2016: 63 vulnerabilities: 2 critical and 61 important
    • Active Directory Domain Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21857
    • Virtual Machine IDE Drive Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21833
  • Windows Server 2019: 82 vulnerabilities: 6 critical and 76 important
    • HTTP Protocol Stack Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21907
    • DirectX Graphics Kernel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21912
    • DirectX Graphics Kernel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21898
    • Active Directory Domain Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21857
    • Virtual Machine IDE Drive Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21833
    • Open Source Curl Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2021-22947
  • Windows Server 2022:  81 vulnerabilities: 5 critical and 76 important
    • HTTP Protocol Stack Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21907
    • DirectX Graphics Kernel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21898
    • Active Directory Domain Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21857
    • Virtual Machine IDE Drive Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability — CVE-2022-21833
    • Open Source Curl Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2021-22947

Windows Security Updates

Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Monthly Rollup:
  • Security-Only:

Updates and improvements:

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Monthly Rollup:
  • Security-only:

Updates and improvements:

Windows 10 version 1909

Updates and improvements:

Windows 10 version 2004, 20H2, 21H1 and 21H2

Updates and improvements:

Windows 11

Updates and improvements:

Other security updates

2022-01 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5009586)

2022-01 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5009619)

2022-01 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB5009601)

2022-01 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2008 (KB5009627)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 Version 1607 (KB5009546)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for Microsoft server operating system version 21H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5009555)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 Version 1809 (KB5009557)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1507 (KB5009585)

.NET Framework Updates

 

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB5008858)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2 for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 (KB5008859)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 (KB5008860)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5008865)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0 for Windows Server 2008 (KB5008866)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5.1 for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB5008867)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB5008868)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5008869)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB5008870)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5008874)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB5008875)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.8 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5008881)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.8 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB5008883)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB5008885)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2 for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 (KB5008886)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 (KB5008887)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 3.5 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5008888)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0 for Windows Server 2008 (KB5008889)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 3.5.1 for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB5008890)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 3.5 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB5008891)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5008892)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB5008893)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5008894)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB5008895)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.8 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5008896)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.8 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB5008897)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB5009711)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5009712)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB5009713)

2022-01 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 4.5.2, 4.6 and 4.6.2 for Windows Server 2008 (KB5009714)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB5009719)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8 for Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Server 2012 (KB5009720)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB5009721)

2022-01 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 4.5.2, 4.6 and 4.6.2 for Windows Server 2008 (KB5009722)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.7.2 for Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 Version 1809 (KB5008873)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8 for Windows 10 Version 21H1, Windows Server, version 20H2, Windows 10 Version 20H2, Windows 10 Version 2004, Windows 10 Version 1909, Windows 10 Version 1903, Windows 10 Version 1809, and Windows 10 Version 1607 (KB5008876)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 4.8 for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 Version 1607 (KB5008877)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8 for Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 Version 1809 (KB5008878)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8 for Windows 10 Version 1909 (KB5008879)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8 for Windows 11 (KB5008880)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8 for Microsoft server operating system version 21H2 for x64 (KB5008882)

2022-01 Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.7.2 and 4.8 for Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 Version 1809 (KB5009718)

Known Issues

Security advisories and updates

ADV 990001 — Latest Servicing Stack Updates

Non-security updates

Microsoft Office Updates

You find Office update information here.

How to download and install the January 2022 security updates

Direct update downloads

Below are resource pages with direct download links, if you prefer to download the updates to install them manually.

Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

  • — 2022-01 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7
  • — 2022-01 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 7

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

  • — 2022-01 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 8.1
  • — 2022-01 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 8.1

Windows 10 (version 1909)

  • — 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1909

Windows 10 (version 2004)

  • — 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 2004

Windows 10 (version 20H2)

  • — 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 20H2

Windows 10 (version 21H1)

  • — 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 21H1

Windows 10 (version 21H2)

  • — 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 21H2
Windows 11
  • — 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 11

Additional resources

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2022 overview

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2022 overview

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Microsoft released security updates and non-security updates for all supported versions of its Windows operating system and other company products on January 11, 2022. 

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Martin Brinkmann

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Ghacks Technology News

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