MS KB3118753: Update for ActiveX Kill Bits

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is missing an update that disables selected
ActiveX controls.

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing one or more kill bits for ActiveX
controls that are known to contain vulnerabilities.

If any of these ActiveX controls are ever installed on the remote
host, either now or in the future, they would expose the host to
various security issues.

Note that the affected controls are from third-party vendors that have
asked Microsoft to prevent their controls from being run in Internet

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 8, RT, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 87893 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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