Be Smart About WMF Remediation

The most effective defense against malicious files from the WMF vulnerability is to block them with an IDS or a firewall.

One way to remedy Microsoft Corp. Windows' insecure handling of WMF graphics files is to go machine-by-machine and unregister the regsvr32 DLL that is at the root of the problem.

Until anti-virus vendors release signature files that effectively catch the growing number of malicious files resulting from this vulnerability, however, a better way for IT managers to handle the problem is by using an IDS or firewall to block WMF files. Be Smart About WMF Remediation

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 3rd January 2006 11:09PM