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https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/44fc841c-3e39-49c1-b1a0-a633c76e2796/win10-build-1803-clients-monthly-cumulative-update-not-offered-may-2018-kb4103721?forum=winserverwsus
"Oops, they did it again..." Microsoft proves once more that they don't care about WSUS - it can be safely assumed that they don't test with it.

Incredible. PLEASE UPVOTE THE TECHNET THREAD, so Microsoft becomes aware.
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https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4093836/summary-of-intel-microcode-updates
Great news! Microsoft has taken another step in fighting the spectre 2 vulnerability and has issued more microcode updates, this time including the CPU types Haswell and Broadwell.
These updates need to be downloaded and installed manually, they will not come automatically!
WSUS admins need to import these manually, too.
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https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/122b4681-3938-405e-83f8-a7cd59ad25c1/will-this-update-kb4057142-be-made-available-in-config-manager-wsus

The link shows a way to import upates into wsus 10 (server 2016) what would otherwise be impossible due to a bug. Very important for WSUS admins.
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https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB4090007
Finally: Microcode updates against the Spectre2 vulnerability.
From Microsoft. Not for all OS' (Win10 1709 exclusive), not for all CPUs (but for some skylake CPUs, for example for https://en.wikichip.org/wiki/intel/cores/skylake_s#Skylake_S_Processors and https://en.wikichip.org/wiki/intel/cores/skylake_h#Skylake_H_Processors )
That patch will be updated as more Microcode updates are released.

Important: it does not distribute automatically! It can be imported to WSUS!
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by:McKnife
Depends which skylake laptop (and CPU) you are talking about. Lenovo will have offered updates for its skylake laptops already, they were quick.
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by:John
Yes that could be the reason. Lenovo BIOS was out with the January out-of-band updates.
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Microsoft Patch Tuesday February 2018 updates

This month’s update includes patches for 50 vulnerabilities, along with patches for the infamous processor bugs Meltdown and Spectre.

In addition to those patches, Microsoft has also released a patch for a recent zero-day vulnerability for Adobe Flash Player. This update was bundled along with Microsoft’s ADV180004 update last week.

Although this past month didn’t have any major vulnerabilities reported, there was a notable cyberattack. During the inaugural ceremony for the Winter Olympics last week, a wiper malware (similar to NotPetya) took down most of the WAN and LAN networks at the Olympics.

Read more: https://blogs.manageengine.com/desktop-mobile/desktopcentral/2018/02/14/microsoft-patch-tuesday-february-2018-updates.html
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Why not WSUS SERVER push update IN CLIENT PC
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I work in an environment where we have multiple offline WSUS servers. We have an internal process that migrates new downloaded files from our Internet-based WSUS to all of our off-line networks (via one-way transfer network pipes). We can't be the only ones to have to do this.

Is there an COTS product that specializes in this need?
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