A hardware vulnerability, discovered by researchers from academia and Google, underscores a microprocessor flaw that, if exploited, could allow an attacker to cain acces to the kernel memory.
January 4, Microsoft released the patches to solve the vulnerability.
To limit the risk of attack, we strongly advise to run windows updates for all personal machines because the vulnerability affects all computers.
This update includes no new features, its all about security fixes. Microsoft is releasing updates to Windows SMB Server, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Graphics and Windows Kernel.
Direct download links below:
KB4056897 Download Links for Windows 7 SP1
KB4056898 Download Links for Windows 8.1
KB4056892 Download Links for Windows 10
Windows 10 KB4056892 (OS Build 16299.192) Applies to: Windows 10 version 1709 Download Links: 64-bit (x64)