[WIN] Windows Firewall Control 18.104.22.168
Windows Firewall Control is a nifty little application which extends the functionality of the Windows Firewall and provides quick access to the most frequent options of Windows Firewall. It runs in the system tray and allows user to control the native firewall easily without having to waste time by navigating to the specific part of the firewall. This is the best tool to manage the native firewall from Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012.
Malwarebytes acquired Windows Firewall Control in June of 2018. Binisoft Windows Firewall Control will quickly integrate into the Malwarebytes platform, which simplifies the deployment and ongoing management of security solutions. Following the acquisition, the full-featured edition of Windows Firewall Control has been re-released at absolutely no cost (the notifications system is now available for free and the program does not require activation anymore).
What's new in version 22.214.171.124:
- Fixed: It is not possible to create a duplicate of the first rule in Rules Panel.
- Fixed: Remote code execution vulnerability via gRPC named pipes.
- Updated: Standard user accounts are allowed to perform elevated actions without requiring elevation authorization. Starting with this version, if is executed as a standard user account, it has only read access for the user interface. The software must be elevated before being able to perform any write actions (CVE-2023-36631).
- Updated: Run button was disabled in the installer to avoid executing the software under an elevated account from a standard user account.