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WebDAV XML Message Handler Denial of Service (824151) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains if hotfix 824151 has been installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

It is possible to crash the remote web server.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Windows and IIS which is vulnerable
to a remote denial of service attack through the WebDAV XML Message Handler.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to prevent the remote web server from
working properly.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003:

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5

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