New cumulative update for Windows 10 available now [update]
If you’re running Windows 10 you might want to head to Settings, Update & Security as Microsoft has just pushed out a cumulative update for its new OS.
This is an update for non-Windows Insiders, and brings the current build up to 10586.63.
It’s not fully clear what the changes are in this update as the associated knowledge base article -- KB3124263 -- isn’t yet live.
Don’t expect any exciting new features however, it likely only contains bug fixes and security enhancements.
The information offered when installing says
A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
You’ll probably receive some other minor updates alongside this one too.
Update: The information for the update is now live:
This security update for Windows 10 Version 1511 includes improvements in the functionality of Windows 10 Version 1511 and resolves the following vulnerabilities in Windows:
- 3124605 MS16-008: Security update for Windows kernel to address elevation of privilege
- 3124901 MS16-007: Security Update for Windows to address remote code execution
- 3124584 MS16-005: Security Update for Windows kernel-mode drivers to address remote code execution
- 3124275 MS16-001: Security update for Internet Explorer
- 3118753 Microsoft security advisory: Updates for ActiveX kill bits