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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Microsoft Shlwapi.dll Malformed HTML form tag DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the version of shlwapi.dll

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to crash the remote web client.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of the shlwapi.dll which crashes
when processing a malformed HTML form.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent the users of this host from
working properly.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a malformed
HTML file to the remote user, either by e-mail or by making him
visit a rogue web site.

Solution :

None

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:N/A:P/I:N/B:A)

Networks Security ID: 7402

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 - 2005 Tenable Network Security

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