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“Fix It” for Vulnerability in Windows Shell could allow remote code execution (KB2286198)

Microsoft released an automated “Fix It” to implement the workaround for the “targeted attacks exploiting a vulnerability in Windows Shell, a component of Microsoft Windows” exlained in Security Advisory 2286198.

“”Fix It” can help prevent attacks attempting to exploit this vulnerability. This workaround will disable some icons from being displayed so we recommend administrators test this before deploying it widely. Also updated advisory with new information regarding possible attack vectors. Finally, included a new workaround that customers can implement to help protect their environments: blocking download of LNK and PIF files (note that these files can be transferred over WebDav, so be sure to account for this protocol if you implement this workaround),” explains Microsoft.

More Info and Workaround: KB article 2286198


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