I realize I don’t do a very good job of keeping up to date, but I try to. ~ Bob Dylan
Azure Update Management service is used to manage OS patches/updates for both Windows and Linux platforms. Not only is it for Azure only resources, but on-premise and third-party cloud environments too.
Update management is not a separate service in Azure but it is a component in Azure Automation Account. The solution is free, only log analytics storage costs are applied.