Family: Denial of Service --> Category: denial
IIS FrontPage DoS Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Attempts to crash the Microsoft IIS server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Microsoft IIS, running Frontpage extensions, is
vulnerable to a remote DoS attack usually called the 'malformed
web submission' vulnerability. A possible hacker, exploiting this vulnerability,
will be able to render the service unusable. If this machine serves a
business-critical functionality, there could be an impact to the business.
Solution: See http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS00-100.mspx
Threat Level: High
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