March 12, 2019—KB4489872 (OS Build 10240.18158)

Applies to: Windows 10

Improvements and fixes


This update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:

  • Updates time zone information for Chile.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents recognition of the first character of the Japanese era name as an abbreviation and may cause date parsing issues.
  • Addresses an issue that causes shutdown to stop responding and display a black screen.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents the authentication credentials dialog from appearing when an enterprise web server tries to connect to the internet.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause applications that use a Microsoft Jet database with the Microsoft Access 95 file format to randomly stop working. 
  • Addresses an issue that may cause users to receive “Error 1309” while installing or uninstalling certain types of MSI and MSP files.
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Shell, Windows Input and Composition, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Datacenter Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Server, Windows Kernel, Windows MSXML, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine. 

If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, see the Security Update Guide.

Known issues in this update


Symptom Workaround

After installing this update, MSXML6 causes applications to stop responding if an exception was thrown during node operations, such as appendChild(), insertBefore(), and moveNode().

Group Policy editor may also be affected when editing a Group Policy Object (GPO) that contains a Group Policy Preference for Internet Settings.
Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.
After installing this security update, Custom URI Schemes for Application Protocol handlers may not start the corresponding application for local intranet and trusted sites on Internet Explorer.

Right-click the URL link to open it in a new window or tab.

Or

Enable Protected Mode in Internet Explorer for local intranet and trusted sites.

  1. Go to Tools > Internet options > Security.
  2. Within Select a zone to view or change security settings, select Local intranet and then select Enable Protected Mode.
  3. Select Trusted sites and then select Enable Protected Mode.
  4. Select OK.

You must restart the browser after making these changes.

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

How to get this update


Before installing this update

Microsoft strongly recommends that you install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest cumulative update (LCU). SSUs improve the reliability of the update process to mitigate potential issues while installing the LCU and applying Microsoft security fixes. For more information, see Servicing stack updates.

If you are using Windows Update, the latest SSU (KB4093430) will be offered to you automatically. To get the standalone package for the latest SSU, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog.

Install this update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for cumulative update 4489872