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Microsoft Frontpage DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Disables Microsoft Frontpage extensions

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to disable the remote frontpage extensions
by requesting a URL containing the name of a DOS device
through shtml.exe, as :
GET /_vti_bin/shtml.exe/aux.htm

A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent anyone to change
this website using frontpage.

Solution : Upgrade to FP 1.2
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1608

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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