Microsoft Security Advisory (981169)

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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  2. Watasha

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    Wow, a security vulnerability involving IE, imagine that.:rolleyes: Thanks for the heads up though.
     
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    I hardly ever bother with F1, use the Help menu item instead when necessary. Any idea whether this gets around the problem, or is it simply a different way of getting into the same vulnerability? I'd guess the latter, if (assuming I understand correctly) the main vulnerability is inherent in the HLP files themselves.
     
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    He's got a point. I dunno many Windoze users who *ever* hit F1. :D
     
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    Strange though, I thought that if you simply blocked execution of hh.exe it would block access to the help file, but I didn´t. But it´s also possible to disable the help menu in IE with Group Policies.
     
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