KB5012170 - Clarification - Check Script Still Says Vulnerable

RickAZEP 0 Reputation points

Looking to see if anyone has some clarification on the BOOTHOLE vulnerability remediation:

  • Test Box: Windows 10 Pro 22H2 - 19045.4046

Microsoft appears to have released KB5012170 in order to close this vulnerability, which my test systems shows as installed if do a Get-HotFix list from Powershell.


However, looking at the advisory, Microsoft recommends running a check via Powershell. My test system returns TRUE, so I expect the system is still vulnerable even though the KB is installed?


Am I missing something? Do I still need to go through the manual application as described in this article, or does the 5012170 protect the system regardless?




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