Improvements and fixes
This security update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are introduced in this update. Key changes include the following:
- Security updates to Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Graphics, Windows Kernel, and Windows SMB Server.
For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, see the Security Update Guide.
Known issues in this update
Microsoft has reports of some customers on a small subset of older AMD processors getting into an unbootable state after installing this KB.
This issue is resolved in KB4073578.
|Because of an issue that affects some versions of antivirus software, this fix applies only to computers on which the antivirus ISV updated the ALLOW REGKEY.|| |
This issue is resolved in KB4093108. You no longer need the following ALLOW REGKEY to detect and be offered this update:
After installing KB4056897 or any other recent monthly updates, SMB servers may experience a memory leak for some scenarios. This occurs when the requested path traverses a symbolic link, mount point, or directory junction and the registry key is set to 1:
Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.