Microsoft today released new cumulative updates for all supported versions of Windows 10 including the October 2018 Update. Microsoft has also released a new patch for Windows 7 and 8.1 with general security fixes and improvements.
KB4462923 for Windows 7 and KB4462926 for Windows 8.1 is rolling out via Windows Update and you can also install them manually by downloading the package from the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
The patch for Windows 7 addresses the following issues:
|After you apply this update, the network interface controller may stop working on some client software configurations. This occurs because of an issue related to a missing file, oem.inf. The exact problematic configurations are currently unknown.||
In the support document, Microsoft notes that you would need to install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) before installing the patches for Windows 7. This would help you mitigate potential issues while installing the patch. The latest SSU is KB3177467 and it will be offered to you if you are using Windows Update. You can also manually install the SSU from Microsoft Update Catalog.
The patch for Windows 8.1 addresses the following issues: