Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: destructive_attack
NT IIS 5.0 Malformed HTTP Printer Request Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tests for a remote buffer overflow in IIS 5.0
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
There is a buffer overflow in the remote IIS web server.
It is possible to overflow the remote Web server and execute
commands as the SYSTEM user.
At attacker may make use of this vulnerability and use it to
gain access to confidential data and/or escalate their rights
on the Web server.
for more details.
Solution: See http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms01-023.mspx
Threat Level: High
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