WMF file Vulnerability fix

If you haven’t heard of the unpatched WMF file rendering vulnerability, I suggest you do some googling. I also highly recommend you run this at the command line: “regsvr32 /u shimgvw.dll”. It will break thumbnail viewing in Windows.

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0 Responses to WMF file Vulnerability fix

  1. Scott says:

    Any way to repair thumbnail viewing after that? Will the fix MS releases repair it?

  2. Derek Lidbom says:

    I doubt the MS patches will re-register the DLL, but, after they come out with a patch that actually works (they released one in November that supposedly fixed a problem very similar to this), you can just run the command above without the /u to re-register the DLL.

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