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 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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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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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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SharePoint security fixes released with November 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 4011713 – SharePoint Foundation 2010 KB 4011190 – Excel Services for SharePoint 2010 KB 4461520 – Word Automation Services for SharePoint 2010…

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SharePoint security fixes released with October 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 4092481 – Word Automation Services for SharePoint 2010 KB 4227167 – Office Web Apps 2010 SharePoint 2013 Suite: KB 4461450 – SharePoint…

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October 2018 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the October 2018 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2016 product family. This CU also includes Feature Pack 1 which was released with December 2016 CU and Feature Pack 2 which was released with September 2017 CU. The KB articles for October 2018 CU are available at the following location: KB 4461447…

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After applying .NET security fixes released in September 2018 to address CVE-2018-8421 SharePoint workflows stop working

After applying .NET Security Only patch to resolve CVE-2018-8421 (Remote Code Execution Vulnerability), all SharePoint out of the box Workflow fails to execute and the log will show an error like this: 09/13/2018 01:59:07.57 w3wp.exe (0x1868) 0x22FC SharePoint Foundation Workflow Infrastructure 72fs Unexpected RunWorkflow: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: <Error> <CompilerError Line=”-1″ Column=”-1″ Text=”Type System.CodeDom.CodeBinaryOperatorExpression is not marked as…

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SharePoint security fixes released with September 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 4022207 – SharePoint Server 2010 (core components) SharePoint 2013 Suite: KB 4092470 – SharePoint Server 2013 (core components) SharePoint 2016 Suite: KB…

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