Windows Media Player OCX Attachment Vulnerability Patch

Windows Media Player OCX Attachment Vulnerability Patch
OCX controls are containers that can hold multiple ActiveX controls. A particular OCX control, associated with Windows Media Player, could be used in a denial of service attack against RTF-enabled e-mail clients such as Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express. If the affected control were programmatically embedded into an RTF mail and then sent to another user, the user’s mail client would fail when he closed the mail. The vulnerability would not cause any lasting effects. The user could resume normal operation by restarting the mail client and deleting the affected mail. Although the affected OCX control is associated with Windows Media Player, it poses no threat to it the vulnerability could only be used to attack e-mail clients.

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What does install from ISO mean?

--An ISO installation file is a collection of individual files and folders on an installation DVD combined into a single file.

How do I work an ISO file?

--You can open the ISO file using File Explorer or Windows Explorer in the pop-up menu. Next, select the disc image burn command. The Windows Disc Image Burner tool should appear and point to your CD/DVD drive. Click the Burn button to continue.

How install from ISO file in Windows?

--Right-click the ISO image file and select Mount from the menu. It will open the file like a DVD. Next, you'll see an entry for your drive letter in Windows Explorer. Browse to the location of the setup file and double-click it to begin your installation.

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