This exploit had appeared in Microsoft Windows 3.0 to Server 2003 R2, and this hole has ever since been patched in Windows Vista and up. A Windows Update also fixes this hole. Keygen, cracked, adult, warez, typosquatted and malicious websites use prompts to install an infected WMF file.
Warning! Spyware detected on your computer! Install an antivirus or spyware remover to clean your computer.
The following files use the WMF Exploit:
Some variants install SpySheriff and try to hijack the desktop with a notice reading:
This issue is not present in Windows 9x (95, 98, and ME).