Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: destructive_attack
IIS FrontPage DoS II Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Attempts to overflow the fp30reg.dll dll
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Microsoft IIS, running Frontpage extensions, is vulnerable to a remote
buffer overflow attack. A possible hacker, exploiting this bug, may gain
access to confidential data, critical business processes, and
elevated rights on the attached network.
Solution : Install either SP4 for Windows 2000 or apply the fix described
in Microsoft Bulletin MS03-051
See also : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03-051.mspx
Threat Level: High
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