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New reports of IE ActiveX vunerability


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#1 thmobiletronics

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Posted 08 July 2009 - 08:34 AM

I can't seem to find any info on here about the reported Internet Explorer ActiveX vulnerability.
Claims are that a hacker can gain full access to a machines admin settings thru an activex script.
Any word?
If this has been discussed somewere else in the forum, I appoligize.

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#2 Dennis H

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Posted 08 July 2009 - 09:43 AM

I received these links in a E-mail from a relative this morning. The links are to Microsoft's advice on the subject.

I possess very little computer knowledge therefore I am not qualified to offer a opinion on the matter. Hopefully others will chime in and give their assesment of how serious this is.


http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...ory/972890.mspx



http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972890



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Edited by Dennis H, 08 July 2009 - 11:31 AM.


#3 Dennis H

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Posted 08 July 2009 - 05:04 PM

Well, speaking for myself thmobiletronics , I noiticed Animal, Orange Blossom and snowdrop (assuming they have read your post) have been on this forum and have not signaled a alarm about this Active X situation makes me feel better.


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Edited by Dennis H, 08 July 2009 - 06:02 PM.


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Posted 08 July 2009 - 06:19 PM

A patch will be released on Tuesday.

#5 Dennis H

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Posted 08 July 2009 - 08:02 PM

Thanks for the information frankp316.




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