National Cyber Alert System Technical Cyber Security Alert TA09-020A
Microsoft Windows Does Not Disable AutoRun Properly
Original release date: January 20, 2009 Last revised: January 21, 2009 Source: US-CERT
Systems Affected * Microsoft Windows
Disabling AutoRun on Microsoft Windows systems can help prevent the spread of malicious code. However, Microsoft's guidelines for disabling AutoRun are not fully effective, which could be considered a vulnerability.