Using the Trend Micro WCRY Simple Patch Validation Tool
- Solution ID: 1117416
- Last Updated: Sep. 25, 2017 2:12 AM (PST)
- Applies to: Antivirus+ Security - 2018;2017;Internet Security - 2018;Internet Security - 2017;Maximum Security - 2018;Maximum Security - 2017;Premium Security - 2018;Premium Security - 2017;
- Trend Micro WCRY Simple Patch Validation Tool | Trend Micro Security
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Due to the vulnerability of SMB v1, remote code execution may be conducted on a computer. This will allow attackers to drop the WCRY (WannaCry) Ransomware and other infections on a computer. Trend Micro WCRY Simple Patch Validation Tool is a simple tool that can perform the following:
- checks if Microsoft’s MS17-010 patch has been successfully applied on the computer
- offers and allows user to disable SMB v1 on computer through registry key
Note: SMB v1 or Server Message Block version 1 is a protocol used to provide access to shared folders, printers or other peripherals between the network.
To use the WCRY Simple Patch Validation Tool, do the following:
Click the button below to download the Trend Micro WCRY Simple Patch Validation Tool:
- Double-click the supportcustomizedpackage-ms17-010-chk.exe icon to run it.
- Click Yes when the User Account Control appears.
- Click OK once the confirmation window appears.
Note: If the tool detects that your computer does not have the required security patch, you need to update your Windows PC first.
- Click Yes to disable SMBv1 on your computer. Otherwise, click No to end the process.
- Once the SMBv1 is disabled, click Yes to restart the computer.