FixIT available for the vulnerability in the Microsoft Video ActiveX Control, Microsoft Security Advisory (972890)

Hi Everyone!

Just wanted to let everyone know that a FixIT is currently available to help users protect themselves against this latest ActiveX Control vulnerability outlined here:

The FixIT, when run, will automatically disable the Microsoft Video ActiveX Control.  More information, as well as the FixIT files themselves, can be found here:


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The IE Support Team

Comments (3)

  1. Cynthia says:

    Can the Fix It be deployed to computers via GPO?

  2. Cynthia says:

    Can the fix it msi be deployed (Assigned) via Group Policy software installation to computers?

  3. Shmuel says:

    I’ve already applied the fix-it for this vulnerability. Is it safe to applu the Automatic Update for it, or do I need to undo the Fix-it first? The "Undo fix-it" is longer available on the KB page for this.

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