Microsoft has released a new update for Windows 10 2004 (May 2019 Update) and for Windows 10 October 2020 Update, but unlike what we saw a few days ago, this is not an optional update now. This time this is a mandatory update which can now be downloaded to correct various faults still present.
The cumulative update comes via Build 19042.804 including patch KB4601319. Both those who make use of Windows 10 2004 and Windows 10 in the 20H2 branch you can download respectively Build 19041.804 or Build 19042.804. Builds intended for both 64-bit and 32-bit (x86) systems.
- A possible vulnerability of elevation of privilege on win32k component.
- Corrects a problem that could damage the file system of some devices and prevent them from starting after running chkdsk / f.
- A security vulnerability is addressed by prevent applications running as a SYSTEM accountTo print on the “FILE:” ports. To address this issue in the future, make sure your applications or services are running as a specific user or service account.
- Security updates are coming for Windows Application Framework and Frameworks, Windows Applications, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Cloud Infrastructure, Windows Management, Windows Authentication, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Cryptography, Windows Virtualization, Windows Core Networking and Windows hybrid cloud networks.
- System and user certificates can be lost When upgrading a device from Windows 10, version 1809 or later to a later version of Windows 10. Devices will only be affected if they have already installed the latest Cumulative Update (LCU) released on September 16, 2020 or later and then proceed to upgrade to a later version of Windows 10 from an installation source or media that does not have an LCU released on October 13, 2020 or later integrated. This mainly occurs when managed devices are updated using outdated packages or media through an update management tool such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager. This can also happen when using outdated physical media or ISO images that don’t have the latest updates built in.
- The solution for the problem can be executed within the uninstall window by reverting to your previous version of Windows using the instructions here. The uninstall window can be 10 or 30 days, depending on the configuration of your environment and the version to which you are updating. Then you will need to upgrade to the later version of Windows 10 after the problem is resolved in your environment. Note Within the uninstall window, you can increase the number of days you have to revert to your previous version of Windows 10 by using the DISM / Set-OSUninstallWindow command. You must make this change before the default uninstall window expires. For more information, see DISM operating system uninstall command line options.
This update can be downloaded by going to the route “Update and Security> Windows Update” and then click on “See optional updates”. And the direct download is also available through the links for the 64-bit and 32-bit (x86) versions.