Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, November, 2020

Besides the updates for Windows 10, Microsoft today released security updates for Windows 7 (KB4586827) and Windows 8.1 (KB4586845). Here are the fixes included in them.

Windows 8.1

  • Corrects the DST start date for the Fiji Islands to December 20, 2020.
  • Allows administrators to enable "Save target as" through Group Policy for users in Microsoft Edge IE mode.
  • Addresses an issue in which LDAP sessions authenticated and sealed with a SASL method are reported incorrectly in Events 2889 in the Directory Services Eventlog from source Microsoft-Windows-ActiveDirectory_DomainService as unsecure sessions.
  • Security updates to Windows Graphics, Windows Silicon Platform, Windows Authentication, Windows Core Networking, Windows Peripherals, Windows Network Security and Containers, Windows Hybrid Storage Services, Windows Remote Desktop, and Microsoft Scripting Engine.

The security-only package is KB4586823.

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Windows 7

The patch for Windows 7 includes almost the same changes, but it is only available for ESU subscribers.

  • Corrects the DST start date for the Fiji Islands to December 20, 2020.
  • Security updates to Windows Graphics, Windows Silicon Platform, Windows Authentication, Windows Core Networking, Windows Peripherals, Windows Network Security and Containers, Windows Hybrid Storage Services, and Windows Remote Desktop. 

KB4586805 is the appropriate security-only update for Windows 7.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer from Russia who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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