But the WMF Flaw danger is that users can infect their computers simply by viewing a web page, email or instant message that contains a contaminated image.
Windows WMF Flaw is a major flaw in Microsoft Windows operating systems recently discovered that affects all versions of Windows operating systems.
Gibson's free utility Mousetrap allows users to check if their systems have the Windows WMF Metafile image code execution (MICE) vulnerability.
Per Steve Gibson, all Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows SE and Windows ME systems are not vulnerable to the WMF bug and don't need the patch.
In fact, hackers have already published the source code they used to exploit the WMF Flaw, opening the door to thousands of other hackers.
The Windows WMF flaw allows hackers to attach or insert malicious code into image files.
The Windows WMF flaw makes your company very vulnerable.