[Dshield] WMF Ilfak Guilfanov workaround

Tom Liston tliston at premmag.com
Sun Jan 1 15:19:14 GMT 2006


stu wrote:
> It's a sad day when patches have to come from the community instead of
> the vendor :)
> 
> I have setup some rules to block WMF extensions/streams from the
> firewall and used REGSVR32 /U SHIMGVW.DLL to unregister the dll
> (however, not really practical) 
> 
> I would have thought using patches like this is extremely dangerous from
> a security standpoint.
> 
> I suppose this is one way Microsoft is copying open source :)

Stu-

Please read the handler's diary.

-TL


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