Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Microsoft February 2024 Security Updates


The Microsoft February 2024 security updates have been released and consist of 72 new patches. In addition, 6 non-Microsoft Chromium updates are included, bringing the total number of CVEs to 78.

Of the CVEs released, 5 are rated critical, 65 are rated important, and 2 are rated moderate in security. At the time of release, one of the CVEs is listed as being under active attack.

The security updates apply to the following products, features and roles: Microsoft Windows and Windows Components; Office and Office Components; Azure; .NET Framework and ASP.NET; SQL Server; Windows Hyper-V; and Microsoft Dynamics.

See the list of KBs at the bottom of the page at February 2024 Security Updates - Release Notes - Security Update Guide - Microsoft for information regarding known issues with the security updates as well as the CVEs with FAQs, Mitigations and/or Workarounds. For specific information on Windows 11, versions 23H2 and 22H2, see KB5034765.  For Windows 10, Version 22H2 see KB5034763.

Recommended Reading:   See Dustin Childs review and analysis in Zero Day Initiative -- The February 2023 Security Update Review.


  • After February 2024, there are no more optional, non-security preview releases for Windows 11, version 22H2. Only cumulative monthly security updates (known as the "B" or Update Tuesday release) will continue for this version. Windows 11, version 23H2 and Windows 10, version 22H2 will continue to receive security and optional releases.

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