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Microsoft Releases August Patch Tuesday Updates for Windows 10

Microsoft today is releasing new cumulative updates to all supported versions of Windows 10 for this month’s Patch Tuesday.

It’s that time of the month again with Patch Tuesday. Microsoft today is releasing cumulative updates for all supported versions of Windows 10. The only version not getting an update today is version 1151. If you’re running Windows 10 version 10-3 aka “May 2019 Update” or version 1909 aka “November 2019 Update” your patch will come in the form of KB4565351. And for those running the latest version – Windows 10 version 2004 aka “May 2020 Update,” your update comes in the form of KB4566782.

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KB4565351 for Windows 10 versions 1903 and 1909.

Cumulative Update KB4566782 for Windows 10 May 2020 Update

For Windows 10 version 2004 May 2020 Update today’s cumulative updates come as KB4566782. It includes the following highlights:

  • Updates to improve security when using input devices (such as a mouse, keyboard, or pen).
  • Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
  • Updates for storing and managing files.
  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge Legacy.
  • Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products.
  • Updates for verifying usernames and passwords.

And includes the following fixes and improvements:

  • 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.
  • Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows Graphics, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Kernel, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Media, Windows Shell, the Windows Wallet Service, Microsoft Edge Legacy, Windows Cloud Infrastructure, Windows Authentication, the Windows AI Platform, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Update Stack, Windows File Server and Clustering, Windows Hybrid Storage Services, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Microsoft JET Database Engine, and Windows SQL components.

Cumulative Update KB4565351 for Windows 10 1903 and 1909

If you’re running Windows 10 version 1909 or 1903 your update comes in the form of KB4565351 and it includes the following highlights:

  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge Legacy.
  • Updates to improve security when using input devices (such as a mouse, keyboard, or pen).
  • Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
  • Updates for verifying usernames and passwords.

And includes the following fixes and improvements:

  • 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.
  • Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows Graphics, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Media, Windows Shell, the Windows Wallet Service, Microsoft Edge Legacy, Windows Cloud Infrastructure, Windows Authentication, Windows AI Platform, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Kernel, Windows Update Stack, Windows File Server and Clustering, Windows Hybrid Storage Services, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

If automatic updates enabled on your system, you should see the new updates in the next couple of days. Or, you can stay on top of things by manually heading to Settings > Update & Security > Microsoft Update to check.

Older versions of Windows 10 are getting updates today as well. Make sure to read the documentation on the Windows 10 Update History page for your version’s full release notes.

If something breaks after you install today’s updates and cannot be resolved with resolved by Microsoft’s documented workarounds you can roll them back.

For more on how to do that, makes sure to read our article: How to Uninstall a Windows 10 Cumulative Update.

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