In case you are already running Windows 10 on your PC, you may like to check for the latest updates KB3074679 & KB3074686, that Microsoft has pushed. The security update KB3074679 not only fixes three vulnerabilities in Windows, but also brings some changes to “enhance the functionality of Windows 10 through new features and improvements”. Update KB3074686 improves the Windows 10 out-of-box experience (OOBE).
This security update resolves the following vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows:
- The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits an untrusted webpage that contains embedded OpenType fonts. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078.
- The vulnerability impacts Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft security advisory 2755801 and Adobe Security bulletin APSB15-18.
- The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if the Windows Installer service incorrectly runs custom action scripts.
Additionally, this update includes non–security-related changes to enhance the functionality of Windows 10 through new features and improvements.