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GIGABYTE Dldrv2 ActiveX Control Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2010-07-15    Views:  4,279

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Secunia Research has discovered some vulnerabilities in GIGABYTE Dldrv2 ActiveX Control, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system


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Subject: GIGABYTE Dldrv2 ActiveX Control Multiple Vulnerabilities

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hegefer RE: GIGABYTE Dldrv2 ActiveX Control Multiple Vulnerabilities
Member 17th Jan, 2011 20:32
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Last edited on 17th Jan, 2011 20:32
It is stated above:"Solution
Set the kill-bit for the affected ActiveX control."
My question is: How can I do that? I'm a simple user, not an expert.
Thx (if I get an answer)
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ddmarshall RE: GIGABYTE Dldrv2 ActiveX Control Multiple Vulnerabilities
Dedicated Contributor 17th Jan, 2011 21:04
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Killbits are usually set through a Microsoft Update at the request of the vendor.

In the unlikely event that you want to try it yourself, the information is here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/240797

An in depth explanation:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2008/02/06/...
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2008/02/07/...
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2008/02/08/...

This is the downloader that GigaByte use to download BIOS updates. As you don't need it most of the time, rather than messing with killbits I would either:
1. Uninstall it if it appears in Add/Remove Programs
2. Use Manage Addons in Internet Explorer Tools to disable iit

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