KB5037763 for Windows 10 version 1607

KB5037763 for Windows 10 version 1607 was released on 14 May 2024. The cumulative update addresses security vulnerabilities in Windows 10 version 1607. KB5037763 supersedes KB5036899.

  • KB5037763 corresponds to Windows 10 1607 build 14393.6981. The previous build for KB5036899 was 14393.6897.
  • KB5037016 is the Servicing Stack Update that corresponds to KB5037763. The SSU was released on 14 May 2024.
  • 24 security vulnerabilities affect Windows 10 version 1607 as per the security bulletin released in May 2024. None of these are of ‘CRITICAL’ severity level.
  • KB5037763 for Windows 10 1607 is available for x86 and x64 system architectures.
  • KB5037763 can be installed using the Windows Update program, WSUS, and Windows Update for Business.
  • You can install KB5037763 manually by downloading the patch files and applying them on the Windows 10 endpoint.

KB5037016 is the Servicing Stack Update that corresponds to KB5037763 for Windows 10 version 1607. You can download the SSU file from the following links:

The servicing stack update does not cause a reboot of the system. It needs to be completed before installing the cumulative update.

KB5037763 can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Or, you could use the direct download links for the update files shared below.

KB5037763 will require a system reboot to complete the update process.

There are 2 issue fixes in KB5037763. Both issues resulted after deployment of April 9 cumulative update KB5036899. The issues fixed are:

  • Windows devices might face VPN connection failures after installing the update dated April 9, 2024, or later.
  • After installing the April 9, 2024 security update on domain controllers (DCs), you might notice a significant increase in NTLM authentication traffic. This issue is likely to affect organizations that have a very small percentage of primary domain controllers in their environment and high NTLM traffic.

There are 24 security vulnerabilities that affect Windows 10. None of these are ‘CRITICAL’ vulnerabilities. The following are the impacts of these vulnerabilities:

  • Remote Code Execution – 9 vulnerabilities
  • Elevation of Privileges – 10 vulnerabilities
  • Information Disclosure – 3 vulnerabilities
  • Security Feature Bypass – 2 vulnerabilities

The following changes are part of the KB5037763 for Windows 10 systems:

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