SharePoint security fixes released with December 2018 PU and offered through Microsoft Update

As I received some feedback that I should also add the Urls to the KB articles of the different security fixes I added this information to my blog post. SharePoint 2010 Suite: KB 4461580 – SharePoint Foundation 2010 KB 4461569 – Excel Services for SharePoint 2010 KB 4461465 – SharePoint Server 2010 (core components) KB…

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December 2018 CU for SharePoint Server 2019 is available for download

The product group released the December 2018 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2019 product family. If you are familiar with SharePoint Server 2016 you are aware that SharePoint is now patched with a language dependent and a language independent fix. For SharePoint Server 2019 we did not yet release and language dependent fixes – so…

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December 2018 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the December 2018 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2016 product family. Be aware that only a language independent fix was released with September 2018 CU. The latest language dependent fix was released with October 2018 CU. This CU also includes Feature Pack 1 which was released with December 2016 CU and…

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December 2018 CU for SharePoint 2013 product family is available for download

The product group released the December 2018 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. For December 2018 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages). No other CU is required to fully patch SharePoint. As this is a common question: Yes, December 2018 CU includes all fixes from December 2018 PU….

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December 2018 CU for SharePoint 2010 product family is available for download

The product group released the December 2018 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. For December 2018 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages) for SharePoint Foundation, SharePoint server and Project server. As this is a common question: Yes, December 2018 CU includes all SharePoint security fixes released with December…

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System.TypeInitializationException after installing .NET security patches to address CVE-2018-8421, SharePoint crawler and other functionality may fail

After applying September 2018 .NET 4.6 or later updates, SharePoint crawl can fail and you will see ULS log entries with event ID fa45 or 88bl similar to the following: mssdmn.exe (0x2730) 0x00D8 SharePoint Foundation   Database     fa45   High      System.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for ‘System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection’ threw an exception. … To resolve this issue you need to ensure that…

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SP2016 – Performance Problems caused by SQL database compatibility level 130 or 140

We recently investigated performance problems in context of a couple customers support cases for SharePoint Server 2016. During the analysis we identified that the SQL databases were configured with a SQL compatibility level  of 130 or 140 which caused decreased query performance and increased CPU usage on the database server. Changing the compatibility level to 110 resolved the…

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Common issue: SP2019 – Items in document libraries are downloaded with mime-type application/octet-stream rather than the accurate one

An issue which has been reported several times since SharePoint Server 2019 was released is that items in document libraries might be returned with incorrect mime-type from the server. This can lead to effects that browsers ignore CSS files hosted in SharePoint libraries, that images are not displayed and various other unexpected results. A hotfix…

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November 2018 CU for SharePoint Server 2019 is available for download

The product group released the November 2018 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2019 product family. If you are familiar with SharePoint Server 2016 you are aware that SharePoint is now patched with a language dependent and a language independent fix. For SharePoint Server 2019 we did not yet release and language dependent fixes – so…

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November 2018 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the November 2018 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2016 product family. Be aware that only a language independent fix was released with September 2018 CU. The latest language dependent fix was released with October 2018 CU. This CU also includes Feature Pack 1 which was released with December 2016 CU and…

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