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News Exchange 2016 CU3

Cumulative Update 2 for Exchange 2016 is now available for direct download. It contains 7 documented new fixes or improvements and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2016.

Notable fixes and improvements are:

  • Added: Support for Windows Server 2016.
  • KB3154387: The DFS health set is listed as “Unhealthy” in an Exchange Server 2016 environment.
  • KB316916: Data loss may occur during public folder migration to Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, or Exchange Online.
  • KB3190887: Upgrading Exchange Server causes the server to go offline unexpectedly

Download: Cumulative Update 3 for Exchange Server 2016 (KB3152589)
Download: Exchange Server 2016 CU3 UM Language Packs
View: Description of Cumulative Update 3 for Exchange Server 2016
View: Blog post of the Exchange Team about CU3 for Exchange Server 2016

News Exchange 2013 CU14

Cumulative Update 14 for Exchange 2013 is now available for direct download. It contains 8 documented new fixes or improvements and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2013.

Notable fixes and improvements are:

  • KB3132513: “The Delegates settings were not saved correctly” when you try to add a user to Exchange Server 2013 from Microsoft Outlook
  • KB3176540: OWA error reporting responds with a HTTP error 500 in OwaSerializationException
  • KB3190887: Upgrading Exchange Server causes the server to go offline unexpectedly

Download: Cumulative Update 14 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB3177670)
Download: Exchange Server 2013 CU14 UM Language Packs
View: Description of Cumulative Update 14 for Exchange Server 2013
View: Blog post of the Exchange Team about CU 14 for Exchange Server 2013

News Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 15

Update Rollup 15 for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 is now available for direct download. Note that mainstream support for Exchange 2010 has already ended.

This is a security update and resolves a vulnerability that could allow an Elevation of Privilege in Oracle products installed on a Microsoft Exchange Server which are a part of Outlook Web App (OWA).

View: Description of Update Rollup 15 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3
View: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-108
Download: Update Rollup 15 For Exchange 2010 SP3 (KB3184728)

News Exchange 2007 SP3 Rollup 21

Update Rollup 20 for Exchange 2007 Service Pack 3 is now available for direct download. Note that mainstream support for Exchange 2007 has already ended.

This is a security update and resolves a vulnerability that could allow an Elevation of Privilege in Oracle products installed on a Microsoft Exchange Server which are a part of Outlook Web App (OWA).

View: Description of Update Rollup 21 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3
View: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-108
Download: Update Rollup 21 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB3184711)

News Outlook 2016 Security Update for September 2016

A Security Update has been released for Outlook 2016. In addition to resolving the vulnerability, it also contains 17 documented improvements and fixes.

Most notable fixes are;

  • Resolves the vulnerabilities mentioned in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-107 which could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
  • Recipients on email sent programmatically in Outlook aren’t added to the user’s nickname cache. This can now be controlled via the EnableNicknameWithOM Registry value.
  • You can’t open public folders in Outlook 2016. This issue commonly affects Office 365 subscribers.
  • When you select the Preview file button for a PDF file of an email message in Outlook 2016, the PDF file can’t be previewed.
  • You can now specify the default editor format for calendar items via the CalendarEditorPreference Registry value.

View: Download information for KB3118293

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 16.0.4432.1001 (msi-based installation) or 16.0.7167.2058 (Office 365 based installation).

News Outlook 2013 Security Update for September 2016

A Security Update has been released for Outlook 2013. In addition to resolving the vulnerability, it also contains 7 documented improvements and fixes.

Most notable fixes are;

  • Resolves the vulnerabilities mentioned in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-107 which could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
  • When you forward IRM email messages, the content is attached as an .msg attachment instead of being inserted into the message body in the new email message.
  • When you use a meeting request in Outlook 2013, Outlook crashes randomly.

View: Download information for KB3118280

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 15.0.4859.1000.

News Outlook 2010 Security Update for September 2016

News Outlook 2007 Security Update for September 2016

News No more Junk E-mail Filter updates for Outlook and Exchange

Junk E-mail buttonOn November 1, 2016, Microsoft will stop with supplying new updates to the Junk E-mail Filter (also known as SmartScreen) for Outlook and Exchange.

The Safe and Blocked Senders lists and the International Filter will continue to function as before but the Junk E-mail filter itself will become less effective as definitions will age. Eventually, Microsoft will remove the filter entirely from future Outlook and Exchange versions.

For most scenarios, this might actually sound more dramatic than it actually is; You might already be using a superior Junk E-mail Filtering solution without realizing it.

Continue reading: No more Junk E-mail Filter updates for Outlook and Exchange

News Outlook 2016 Security Update for August 2016

A Security Update has been released for Outlook 2016. In addition to resolving the vulnerability, it also contains 12 documented improvements and fixes.

Most notable fixes are;

  • Resolves the vulnerabilities mentioned in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-099 which could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file.
  • When you mark a task as completed, you receive the following error message:
    We need to know who to send this to. Make sure you enter at least one name.
  • When you send digitally signed email messages in a 64-bit version of Outlook 2016, you receive the following error message:
    A required action was not successful because of an unspecified error.
  • After you enable the “I am currently giving a presentation” option in the Presentation Settings dialog box, Outlook will not be able to authenticate and will enter a “Need Password” state.

View: Download information for KB3115440

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 16.0.4417.1000 (msi-based installation) or 16.0.7070.2036 (Office 365 based installation).