Microsoft IIS Traversal GET Request Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack

Description :

It is possible to crash IIS by sending the request GET ../../'

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10117 (iis_crash.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 2218

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0229