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Microsoft Shlwapi.dll Malformed HTML form tag DoS Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the version of shlwapi.dll
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to crash the remote web client.
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
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.
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
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