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Windows LNK Exploit

JEDI Windows API – As you maybe have heard already. There is a shell exploit that is executed when Windows shows just the icon from a link file. MS works on it but currently you can only remove the icon handler key from the registry to be “safe”. See this link. It also tells us the impact of the action. However, on Windows 7, I think this prevents me from working efficiently with the Windows Explorer. Technet reads: Impact of workaround.Disabling icons from being displayed for shortcuts prevents the issue from being exploited on affected systems. When this workaround is implemented, shortcut files ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Christian Wimmer @ 2010-07-19 12:37


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