Windows 10 Build 17134.285 is now available for April 2018 Update (version 1803). The direct download links for Windows 10 KB4457128 are also available and you can use them to upgrade multiple PCs at the same time.
The cumulative updates mostly contain all the previously-released fixes in one single package and installing it brings a system up-to-date. In this case, Windows 10 KB4457128 fixes vulnerabilities and improves overall performance.
Windows 10 KB4457128 advances the system to Build 17134.285 and it comes with only three changes. However, these changes include both security and non-security fixes, and they resolve important vulnerabilities in the OS.
Microsoft is always working on refining the experience in Windows 10, and part of its efforts is new cumulative updates that are released on every second Tuesday. But if the patch is not showing up on your PC or you can’t wait, you can download and install cumulative updates manually from below links.
KB4457128 Download Links for Windows 10
Windows 10 KB4457128 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit.
KB4457128 Windows 10 17134.285 Full Changelog
The update includes protection for Spectre Variant 2 vulnerability (CVE-2017-5715) on ARM64 devices. It has also addressed an issue that resulted in excessive CPU usage when using the Program Compatibility Assistant (PCA) service.
Lastly, the update comes with security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft scripting engine, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows media, Windows Shell, Windows Hyper-V, Windows datacenter networking, Windows virtualization and kernel, Windows Linux, Windows kernel, Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows MSXML, and Windows Server.
Build 17134.285 installs smoothly on our devices and at the time of writing this article, we aren’t aware of any reports claiming issues with this cumulative update.
The patch has also addressed vulnerabilities that were first published by Twitter user @SandboxEscaper last month.
Expert source Allan Liska, threat intelligence analyst at Recorded Future, a security research firm has detailed the vulnerabilities that Microsoft has addressed with today’s update.
“In addition to these vulnerabilities, Microsoft has released a patch for a memory corruption vulnerability in its Chakra Core scripting engine. This primarily impacts Microsoft Edge, but it allows an attacker to gain remote access to a system by using a script to corrupt memory and then having the attacker execute loader that calls out to their command and control infrastructure. Because this vulnerability allows an attacker to gain remote access it should also be prioritized for patching,” explains Allan Liska, threat intelligence analyst at Recorded Future.