IE Registry Patch 834489 - Cannot view daycare camera where child is during the day
Posted on 2009-05-06
Hi Experts -
I have a user that is requesting to be able to check in on her kids through a daycare camera system. We are pretty locked down here so I almost said "no" out of hand. However, I thought that as long as it's not going to endanger the network or cause latency (she won't have it up all the time) that I would give it a look.
Well, the first thing I'm faced with is a message indicating that due to a security vulnerability something within IE is stopping the cameras from being viewed. This daycare page goes on to explain how to apply a registry patch to get around this. The patch number is 834489.
Is this legitimate and should I be concerned about running this on the worker's computer?