Denial of Service Attack Using Unprotected IOCTL Function Call


When you run a program on a computer running Windows NT that contains an Input
Output Control (IOCTL) function call for the mouse or keyboard, the program may
prevent those input devices from responding to the operating system. A program
that improperly uses an Windows NT IOCTL function call may be employed to create
a denial of service attack on the computer by disabling the mouse and keyboard :
Q236359

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