WMF Patch

Microsoft has released a patch for the WMF bug ahead of schedule. PerĀ Ken Camp:

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-001
Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (912919)
Published: January 5, 2006

Version: 1.0

Who should read this document: Customers who use Microsoft Windows

Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution

Maximum Severity Rating: Critical

Recommendation: Customers should apply the update immediately.

From Ken – GO PATCH

Ken has a link to the patch page. You should also have the patch available from automatic updates if you have this enabled for your OS. Remember to uninstall the third-party patch, first, if you installed this. You can do this through the Program add/remove from the Control panel.