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November 2022 Security Updates for Exchange

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Security Updates for Microsoft Exchange

This week Microsoft released new security updates for the following Exchange versions:

  • Exchange server 2013 CU23
  • Exchange server 2016 CU22 and CU23
  • Exchange server 2019 CU11 and CU12

The security updates are cumulative, so they include all updates that are included in previous security updates for a specific cumulative update. These updates also include fixes for zero-days exploits that were reported last month (and unfortunately not included in last month's security update) and discussed in Michel de Rooij’s blog October Exchange Zero Day - Everything You Need to Know and Do on this site.

You can find the downloads on the following locations:

Exchange version

Download location

Exchange 2013 CU23

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=104729

Exchange 2016 CU22

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=104728

Exchange 2016 CU23

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=104727

Exchange 2019 CU11

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=104726

Exchange 2019 CU12

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=104725

 

A couple of notes:

  • If you are not running the latest (or one previous) CU, please update to the latest CU and install these security updates as there are active exploits on the Internet.
  • If you have configured the mitigations for last month's exploits, you don’t have to undo those before installing these security updates. If you want to remove the mitigations, do this after you have installed the November 2022 security updates!
  • Please run the Exchange Server Health Checker script before installing these security updates.
  • Although these are important security updates, please test in your test environment first before installing in your production environment. But because of the active exploits, don’t wait too long before installing in production

 


 

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