Another workaround for the 0-day WMF Exploit



I notice that the Sunbelt Blog has some instructions up for blocking the zero-day Windows Meta File (WMF) exploit with their newly acquired kerio firewall. (Free or full version.) Either version can use an add-on rule from bleeding-edge snort (intrusion detection signatures…) Instructions in the link above on how to implement the rule addition.

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One Response to “Another workaround for the 0-day WMF Exploit”

  1. Spyware Informer Says:


    The Zero-Day Exploit

    The new WMF exploit been all over the news lately. Why shouldn’t it be? It’s a huge security risk! How so? For one, it exploits a feature that almost every Windows PC has: a graphics rendering engine. I’m sure that many of you know what this is and …


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