Fresh Cumulative update released for Windows 10 2004

  • Fresh Cumulative update released for Windows 10 2004

Fresh Cumulative update released for Windows 10 2004

This was primarily targeted towards business customers, who rely on Windows 10 for effective remote working.

Bad Neighbor impacts both client (Windows 10 versions 1709 up to 2004) and server (Windows Server version 1903 up to 2004 and Windows Server 2019) platforms, making it a critical vulnerability for all modern Windows environments.

For installing the latest security updates, Windows users can head to Start Settings Update & Security Windows Update, or by selecting Check for Windows updates. For enjoying this new feature Windows 10 system needs to have capable hardware as listed by Microsoft.

CVE-2020-16898 earned a CVSS Score of 9.8 out of 10, suggesting that attacks in the wild are extremely likely. "The effects of an exploit that would grant remote code execution would be widespread and highly impactful, as this type of bug could be made wormable".

Microsoft has released its October 2020 Patch Tuesday update, addressing a total of 87 security vulnerabilities across 12 products.

For any of you who've been pining for a Flash Player patch from Adobe, your days of waiting are over.

We fixed an issue with the updated touch keyboard design where when using Arabic the clipboard icon would appear on the wrong side of the copied text in the candidate bar.

Now Windows manager Brandon LeBlanc reports another attempt for the cumulative update.

On the face of it, nothing will change if you continue using a version of Windows 10 that is no longer supported.

Microsoft has released another update for Windows Insider. It's not uncommon for a Windows update package to hose one's system or prevent it from booting properly, and some updates even have known to erase or corrupt files. You can see the addition to the panel outlined in red above.

So do yourself a favor and backup before installing any patches.

Two other critical RCE flaws (CVE-2020-16967 and CVE-2020-16968) affect Windows Camera Codec Pack, permitting an attacker to send a malicious file that, when opened, exploits the flaw to run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. You may need to install some smaller updates first, so leave it for a few hours or set to install overnight.