LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released a Fix it Solution for KB2490606 10 JAN 2011

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    • (January 10, 2011) Microsoft has released a "Fix it" solution for KB2490606. This "Fix it" workaround will modify the Access Control List on shimgvw.dll to be more restrictive. The workaround refers to a setting or configuration change that does not correct the underlying issue but would help block known attack vectors before a security update is available. The issue is vulnerability in the graphics rendering engine that could allow remote code execution. Please visit the following page for more details:





    New Vulnerabilities 

    • Vulnerability ID – 2490606_Enable_FixIt
    • Vulnerability ID – 2490606_Disable_FixIt


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A


    New Patch Downloads

    • microsoftfixit50590.msi
    • microsoftfixit50593.msi



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