Microsoft is rolling out a new version of Windows 10 through Beta and Release Preview channels . The objective is to correct security vulnerabilities affecting Windows 10 20H2.
This publication is made as part of the first Thuesday Patch of the year 2021. Windows 10 build 19042.746 arrives with as new is the cumulative update KB4598242. The focus is on security. In other words, there is no new or new functionality. Microsoft announces that it has fixed a major vulnerability affecting intranet servers based on the protocole https.
The released version note adds however
Windows 10 build 19042.746, What's new?
In parallel we find fixes for several components of Windows 10. This concerns Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Media, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Cryptography, Windows Virtualization, Windows Peripherals, and Windows Hybrid Storage Services.
Windows 10 20H2 is the second feature update released by Microsoft in 2020. We are faced with a kind of Service Pack deployed as a traditional update. Deployment is currently underway. The next meeting is expected in the spring with the launch of Windows 10 21H1.