October 2020 Patch Tuesday for Windows 10 version 2004 is released and available to download. This latest Windows 10 update includes fixes for multiple security bugs. Download KB4579311 offline installer to prevent bugs compromising your system security. KB4579311 update addresses various critical vulnerability which can lead to Remote Code Execution. To keep your system secure and avoid unwanted Windows 10 issues, download latest Windows 10 cumulative update and apply it.
Windows 10 update KB4579311 focuses on security enhancements rather than new features. After applying this update, the OS Build increments to 19041.572. Microsoft also revealed some known issues in KB4579311 update. If anyone face those issues, can apply manual workaround to solve it.
Microsoft has also released update for Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909. Check the version of your Windows system and apply the relevant update on it. The official release notes of KB4579311 update are published by Microsoft and direct download KB4579311 links are available on Microsoft Update Catalogue as well as in this blog post.
Windows 10 Update KB4579311 (OS Build 19041.572) Highlights
- Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products.
- Updates for verifying usernames and passwords.
- Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
Improvements and Fixes Included in KB4579311 Update for Windows 10, Version 2004
- Addresses an issue with a possible elevation of privilege in win32k.
- Addresses an issue with the Group Policy service that might recursively delete critical files in alphabetic order from %systemroot%\system32. This issue occurs when a policy has been configured to delete cached profiles. These file deletions might cause stop error “0x5A (CRITICAL_SERVICE_FAILED)” boot failures.
- Addresses an issue with creating null ports using the user interface.
- Security updates to Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Media, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Authentication, Windows Virtualization, and Windows Kernel.