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MC553695 – Notice: The Scan Cab for the May 2023 Windows monthly security update is now available.

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check before: 2023-05-25

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Windows

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NOTE: This notice only affects environments where Scan Cab is used to check for update compliance.


The Scan Cab for the May 2023 Windows monthly security update, known as the 5B release, is now available. No Scan Cab was available for this release, prior to this notice.


Thank you for your patience.

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Created:
2023-05-12

updated:
2023-07-15

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DatePropertyoldnew
2023-07-15MC preparehttps://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=74689
https://learn.microsoft.com/windows/win32/wua_sdk/using-wua-to-scan-for-updates-offline
https://learn.microsoft.com/windows-server/administration/windows-server-update-services/manage/wsus-and-the-catalog-site
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-it-pro-blog/announcing-a-smaller-wsus-scan-cab/ba-p/2928256?msclkid=256145ccd0c011ec9266b53af8d0aca1
SUS and the Catalog Site | Microsoft Docs: Visit the Catalog Site used by WSUS to import updates and drivers
https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=74689
https://learn.microsoft.com/windows/win32/wua_sdk/using-wua-to-scan-for-updates-offline
https://learn.microsoft.com/windows-server/administration/windows-server-update-services/manage/wsus-and-the-catalog-site
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-it-pro-blog/announcing-a-smaller-wsus-scan-cab/ba-p/2928256?msclkid=256145ccd0c011ec9266b53af8d0aca1
2023-07-15MC How AffectIT administrators can now acquire the Scan Cab. See the links on the Additional information section, below.


No action is required on environments where Scan Cab is not employed. However, please note that there might be non-Microsoft applications which utilize Scan Cab. Review the documentation for any software and update deployment tools which might be in use for your organization to understand if this is applicable in your environment.

Additional information:

Updated Scan Cab: Download the new Scan Cab here
Announcing a smaller WSUS Scan Cab - Microsoft Tech Community: Learn more about WSUS and the Scan Cab process
Using WUA to Scan for Updates Offline - Win32 apps | Microsoft Docs: Windows Update Agent (WUA) can be used to scan computers for security updates without connecting to Windows Update
WSUS and the Catalog Site | Microsoft Docs: Visit the Catalog Site used by WSUS to import updates and drivers-;

*starting April 2022

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