Microsoft issued critical security patches for Windows 10 on August 13th and is warning all users to update their operating system immediately.  Microsoft discovered multiple vulnerabilities that can allow machines to spread malware without any user interaction.

If WorkSmart manages security patches for your workstations, these patches are being deployed through our normal process. To ensure proper installation, please leave your machines powered on in the evenings and over weekends as well as reboot at least weekly.

If WorkSmart does not have ManagedShield agents installed on your machines, check your machine to ensure that it is protected.  To check the status of or to install updates, click the Start   button, and then go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. Also, restart your machine!

If you have any questions, please Help Desk (or call 888-484-1012, option 1).

For more details, click below to go to Microsoft’s documentation (listed by specific vulnerability).

CVE-2019-1064

CVE-2019-1069

CVE-2019-1053

CVE-2019-0973

CVE-2019-1181

CVE-2019-1182

CVE-2019-1222

CVE-2019-1226