KB4512516 Security patches for Windows 10 1709 Build 16299.1331

Microsoft rolls KB4512516 cumulative update for Windows 10 1709 users which in turn updates the existing OS to build 16299.1331. This patch update comprises two major improvements. The first one resolves the Windows devices issues that arise when a domain is configured to use MIT Kerberos realms.

Furthermore, the company provides security updates for web-browsers, Windows components, and its core services. There is no change in known issues as compared to the last update for version 1709. Let’s discuss the new fixes and attributes in more detail-

KB4512516

General Improvements and fixes on KB4512516

  • Addresses an anomaly that restricts devices from starting apps or even PC. This trouble appears only if the particular device is connected to a domain configured to use MIT Kerberos realms. This issue affects both Domain controllers and domain members as well.
  • The company unveils Security patches for the following Windows Components- Storage & filesystems, Input & Composition, Wireless Networking, and Cryptography. Windows Kernel, Datacenter Networking, MSXML, Virtualization, Linux and server too receive such updates. Moreover, the company rolls security updates for Microsoft Jet Database Engine, Scripting Engine and web-browsers like IE-11 and Edge.

Known Issues on KB4512516

Here are the known bugs on this cumulative update-

Symptom Workaround

A few operations like renaming of files and folders may fail and display the following error message- 

“STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”

This bug is specific to Custom Shared Volume files or folders and arises primarily when you use a non-admin account to carry out these operations on a CSV owner node.

To fix this, perform any of these two options-

  • Use a process that has administrator privileges.
  • Take a node that doesn’t require CSV ownership.

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

Devices that use PXE images from WDS or SCCM may fail on the following error- 

“Status: 0xc0000001, Info: A required device isn’t connected or can’t be accessed”

This bug re-surfaces after installing KB4512508 on a WDS server.

To mitigate this trouble, see KB4512816.

The experts are working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

How to get this patch update

Before downloading this security update, do download and install the current SSU for your PC. This, in turn, will ensure that the update process completes without any error. The latest servicing stack for this update is (KB4509093). 

By default, you will receive a notification regarding this patch update through the Windows Update section. Additionally, you can download its standalone package manually as well by clicking here.

Alternatively, navigate to the following path Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and hit Check for updates option. 

Source – Microsoft Update Catalog

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