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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