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KB3126036 & KB890830 updates available for Windows 10 Insider devices

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Microsoft is now pushing two updates to Insider devices running Windows 10’s latest Build 11082.  Updates KB3126036 & KB890830 bring security updates for  Microsoft Silverlight and Windows Malicious Software Removal tool. Check the detailed changelogs below.

You can check all earlier WU releases by clicking here.

KB3126036 changelog:

Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Silverlight. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a compromised website that contains a specially crafted Silverlight application. An attacker would have no way to force users to visit a compromised website. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to visit the website, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or instant message that takes users to the attacker’s website. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-006.

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.

Click the download link in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-006 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.

KB890830 changelog:

The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool helps remove malicious software from your computers that are running Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, or Windows XP.

Microsoft releases a new version of the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool every month. After you download the tool, the tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection it finds.

This article contains information about how the tool differs from an antivirus product, how you can download and run the tool, and what happens when the tool finds malicious software on your computer. The advanced user section includes information for the IT administrator and additional information about how to manage and run the Malicious Software Removal Tool.

Note In compliance with the Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy, the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) will no longer be offered to or supported on Windows 2000-based systems after July 13, 2010. This date coincides with the end of the Extended Support phase for Windows 2000. For more information about the Support Lifecycle policy, go to the Microsoft Support Lifecycle website.

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