Hotfix Info

Special thanks to my colleague Tehnoon Raza for collecting the following information: Summary On September 13, 2011, Microsoft released security bulletin MS11-074 – Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege. The security bulletin had a security rating of Important. Packages released as part of the security bulletin have been targeted at various different […]

The product group released the delayed August 2011 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. Be aware that the August Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010 is a Post-SP1 hotfix. That means that you should ensure that SP1 is installed before the August CU. The KB articles for August CU (2007 and 2010) can be found […]

The product group released the August 2011 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 product family. August CU for SharePoint 2010 should be available in a couple of days. The KB articles are not yet available (as usual it will take a couple more days to get these through the required release process) but the fixes […]

June 2011 CU Refresh has been released yesterday. It resolves a couple of known problems which were documented in the KB articles of the hotfixes (details see below). Here are the details about the problems which are addressed in the re-released packages: Issue 1 If you install the earlier build of this hotfix package on […]

Jie Li, one of the Program Managers for the SharePoint product family recently created a very interesting article revealing the internals about what’s going on under the hood when installing updates for SharePoint. There’re always lots of questions around SharePoint patching. How to patch SharePoint? Which patch should I use to get a certain build […]

[from Office Sustained Engineering Blog] On Tuesday Service Pack 1 (SP1) for SharePoint 2010 was made available. SP1 contains a number of important fixes that improve the SharePoint experience for our customers. With the recommendation to install SP1 for SharePoint came a recommendation to ALSO deploy the June Cumulative Update (CU) for SharePoint simultaneously. It’s […]

In the last couple of weeks I received various questions about April 2011 CU fixes for various different Office products. As I’m in the SharePoint business I usually only posted the hotfix information for the SharePoint suite but as it seems to be of general interest here is a summary of all April CU fixes […]