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Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3140768 Fixes A Number of Bugs and Vulnerabilities

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Just after a week of dropping Cumulative Update KB3140743, Microsoft has released Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3140768 to address a number of bugs. KB3140743 brings Windows 10 build to 10586.164.

Besides fixing a bunch of bugs and bringing improvements, Cumulative Update KB3140768 resolves nine Windows 10 vulnerabilities. No new features are introduced with today’s build.

As usual, the latest cumulative update KB3140768 should be downloaded to your device automatically. You can also check for update manually by going to Settings > Update & security and clicking Check for Updates.

Cumulative Update KB3140768


Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3140768 Changelog

  • Improved support for Bluetooth, wearables, and apps accessing contacts.

  • Improved reliability in app installation and Narrator.

  • Improved performance for hibernation, content entry in apps, and downloading and installing updates.

  • Fixed issue that didn’t allow login to an Xbox from a PC running Windows 10.

  • Fixed security issue created when attempting to play corrupted content.

  • Fixed security issue that could allow remote code execution while viewing a PDF in Microsoft Edge.

  • Fixed additional issues with .NET Framework, Internet Explorer 11, and networking.

  • Fixed additional security issues with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, USB storage driver, kernel mode drivers, .NET Framework, graphic fonts, OLE, secondary logon, PDF library, and Adobe Flash Player.


Vulnerabilities Fixed in Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3140768

  • 3142015 MS16-023: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: March 8, 2016
  • 3142019 MS16-024: Cumulative security update for Microsoft Edge: March 8, 2016
  • 3143148 MS16-026: Security update for graphic fonts to address remote code execution: March 8, 2016
  • 3143146 MS16-027: Security update for Windows media to address remote code execution: March 8, 2016
  • 3143081 MS16-028: Security update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library to address remote code execution: March 8, 2016
  • 3143136 MS16-030: Security update for Windows OLE to address remote code execution: March 8, 2016
  • 3143141 MS16-032: Security update for Secondary Logon to address elevation of privilege: March 8, 2016
  • 3143142 MS16-033: Security update for Windows USB mass storage class driver to address elevation of privilege: March 8, 2016
  • 3143145 MS16-034: Security update for Windows kernel-mode drivers to address elevation of privilege: March 8, 2016
  • 3141780 MS16-035: Security update for the .NET Framework to address security feature bypass

Previous Windows 10 build 10586.122 was released on March 1st.

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Source: Microsoft

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