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Family: Denial of Service --> Category: denial

IIS Malformed Extension Data in URL Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Performs a denial of service against IIS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

It was possible to make IIS use 100% of the CPU by
sending it malformed extension data in the URL
requested, preventing him to serve web pages
to legitimate clients.

Solution : Microsoft has made patches available at :
- For Internet Information Server 4.0:
- For Internet Information Server 5.0:

Threat Level: High

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