A new Windows 7 update KB4056897 is now available for download. The latest security update fixes the recently discovered a significant chip-level security flaw in Intel processors. The new flaw in Intel Processors can allow an attacker to gain access to not just the kernel memory as well as the ‘entire physical memory’.
New in Windows 7 update KB4056897
- Security updates to Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Graphics, Windows Kernel, and Windows SMB Server.
Know Issues with Windows 7 update KB4056897
- Due to an issue with some versions of Anti-Virus software, this fix is only being made applicable to the machines where the Antivirus ISV has updated the ALLOW REGKEY. Workaround – Contact your Anti-Virus AV to confirm that their software is compatible and have set the following REGKEY on the machine