Worth checking to see if your update process has actually updated these codecs…:
Microsoft has published on Tuesday two out-of-band security updates to patch two vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Windows Codecs Library.
In security advisories published today, Microsoft said the two security flaws can be exploited with the help of a specially crafted image file.
If the malformed images are opened inside apps that utilize the built-in Windows Codecs Library to handle multimedia content, then attackers would be allowed to run malicious code on a Windows computer and potentially take over the device.
The two bugs — described as two remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities — received patches earlier today.
The patches have been deployed to customer systems via an update to the Windows Codecs Library, delivered through the Windows Store app — not the Windows Update mechanism.
“Customers do not need to take any action to receive the update,” Microsoft said.