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IIS XSS via 404 error Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tests for IIS XSS via 404 errors

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
This IIS Server appears to vulnerable to one of the cross site scripting
attacks described in MS02-018. The default '404' file returned by IIS uses scripting to output a link to
top level domain part of the url requested. By crafting a particular URL it is possible to insert arbitrary script into the
page for execution.

The existence of this vulnerability also indicates that you are vulnerable to the other issues identified in MS02-018 (various remote buffer overflow and cross site scripting attacks...)


Threat Level: Medium

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