[windows2000] Alert: Zero day exploit...I suggest you do this workaround if you have a Windows 2003 server!

  • From: "Jim Kenzig http://ThinHelp.com" <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 14:43:06 -0800 (PST)

The workaround is:
A workaround called REGSVR32 has been posted and was included in Microsoft's 
advisory. The workaround is as follows, as quoted from the advisory: 
Un-register the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer (Shimgvw.dll) 
1. Click Start, click Run, type "regsvr32 -u %windir%\system32\shimgvw.dll" 
(without the quotation marks), and then click OK. 
2. A dialog box appears to confirm that the un-registration process has 
Click OK to close the dialog box. 
Impact of Workaround: The Windows Picture and Fax Viewer will no longer be 
started when users click on a link to an image type that is associated with the 
Windows Picture and Fax Viewer. 
Jim Kenzig

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