MS 2562937: Update Rollup for ActiveX Kill Bits (2562937)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55802
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is missing an update that disables selected ActiveX controls.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is missing a list of kill bits for ActiveX controls that are known to contain vulnerabilities.
If these ActiveX controls are ever installed on the remote host, either now or in the future, they would expose it 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 Explorer.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.