Windows 10 version 1511 gets KB3124263 cumulative update

Microsoft rolls out new cumulative update for the desktop version of Windows 10 bringing the operating system to build 10586.63.

Windows 10 update KB3124263

On January 12th, Microsoft is pushing a new cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1511. The new update is described as KB3124263, and according to the company, it includes “improvements in the functionality” of the operating system.

The support page is already live, it names the new release “Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511: January 12, 2016”, and resolves the following vulnerabilities:

  • KB3124605 MS16-008: Security update for Windows kernel to address elevation of privilege: January 12, 2016
  • KB3124901 MS16-007: Security Update for Windows to address remote code execution: January 12, 2016
  • KB3124584 MS16-005: Security Update for Windows kernel-mode drivers to address remote code execution: January 12, 2016
  • KB3124275 MS16-001: Security update for Internet Explorer: January 12, 2016
  • KB3118753 Microsoft security advisory: Updates for ActiveX kill bits: January 12, 2016

In addition, the KB3124263 cumulative update brings Windows 10 to build 10586.63, which aligns with the current build number of Windows 10 Mobile.

Windows 10 build 10586.63 (KB3124263)

As always, the January 12th update for Windows 10 is cumulative, and it includes all the previously installed updates. Therefore, only the new changes will download and install in your computer.

KB3124263 is available immediately through Windows Update for computers that aren’t part of the Insider program, and it’ll download and install automatically. Of course, you can always go to Settings > Update & security > Windows Update and manually force the download.

Have you already updated to the latest version of Windows 10? Did you see any changes? Let us know in the comments below.

Source Windows Central, Microsoft Support

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