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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

Synopsis :

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 :


Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3

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