August 11, 2020—KB4571692 (OS Build 10240.18666)

Release Date:

Version:

8/11/2020

OS Build 10240.18666

For more information about the various types of Windows updates, such as critical, security, driver, service packs, and so on, please see the following article.

IMPORTANT Starting in July 2020, all Windows Updates will disable the RemoteFX vGPU feature because of a security vulnerability. For more information about the vulnerability, seeCVE-2020-1036 and KB4570006. After you install this update, attempts to start virtual machines (VM) that have RemoteFX vGPU enabled will fail, and messages such as the following will appear:

If you re-enable RemoteFX vGPU, a message similar to the following will appear:

  • “The virtual machine cannot be started because all the RemoteFX-capable GPUs are disabled in Hyper-V Manager.”

  • “The virtual machine cannot be started because the server has insufficient GPU resources.”

  • "We no longer support the RemoteFX 3D video adapter. If you are still using this adapter, you may become vulnerable to security risk. Learn more (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2131976)”

Highlights

  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge Legacy.

  • Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.

  • Updates for verifying usernames and passwords.

  • Updates for storing and managing files.

Improvements and fixes

This security update includes quality improvements. Key changes include:

  • Addresses an issue in Microsoft Edge IE mode that occurs when you open multiple documents from a SharePoint site.

  • Addresses an issue in Microsoft Edge IE mode that occurs when you browse using anchor links.

  • Addresses an issue with loading Browser Helper Objects in Microsoft Edge IE mode.

  • Addresses an issue that causes certain applications to stop responding when under load if they rely on the JScript Scripting Engine.

  • Addresses an issue that prevents you from installing some .msi apps. This occurs when a device is managed by a Group Policy that redirects the AppData folder to a network folder.

  • Addresses an issue in Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps that allows single sign-on authentication when an app does not have the Enterprise Authentication capability. With the release of CVE-2020-1509, UWP applications might begin prompting the user for credentials.

  • Addresses an issue with printing to a local port that is configured as a Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path or a shared network printer. These ports no longer appear in Control Panel on the Ports tab of the Print Server Properties dialog box. This issue occurs after installing Windows Updates released between May 2020 and July 2020.

  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Graphics, Windows Media, Windows Shell, the Windows Wallet Service, Microsoft Edge Legacy, Windows Cloud Infrastructure, Windows Authentication, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Kernel, Windows Core Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Hybrid Storage Services, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, please refer to the Security Update Guide.

Windows Update Improvements

Microsoft has released an update directly to the Windows Update client to improve reliability. Any device running Windows 10 configured to receive updates automatically from Windows Update, including Enterprise and Pro editions, will be offered the latest Windows 10 feature update based on device compatibility and Windows Update for Business deferral policy. This doesn't apply to long-term servicing editions.

Known issues in this update

Microsoft is currently not aware of any issues with this update.

How to get this update

Before installing this update

Microsoft strongly recommends that you install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest cumulative update (LCU). SSUs improve the reliability of the update process to mitigate potential issues while installing the LCU and applying Microsoft security fixes. For general information about SSUs, see Servicing stack updates and Servicing Stack Updates (SSU): Frequently Asked Questions.

If you are using Windows Update, the latest SSU (KB4565911) will be offered to you automatically. To get the standalone package for the latest SSU, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog.

Install this update

Release Channel

Available

Next Step

Windows Update and Microsoft Update

Yes

None. This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update.

Microsoft Update Catalog

Yes

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

Yes

This update will automatically sync with WSUS if you configure Products and Classifications as follows:

Product: Windows 10

Classification: Security Updates

 

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for cumulative update 4571692

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