Microsoft IIS Malformed HTTP Request Header Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a remote denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to crash the remote web server by sending a malformed
header request. This flaw allows an attacker to shut down your web
server, thus preventing legitimate users from connecting to your web
server.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms99-029

Solution :

Apply the patch referenced above.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10119 (iis_malformed_request.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 579

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0867