Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Explorer.GIF.File.DoS

Description

This indicates a possible exploit of a denial of service vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Explorer.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the victim's explorer.exe process to crash.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2

Impact

Denial of service.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any official fix for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2007-3958