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

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

See also :

Solution :

Apply the patch referenced above.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10119 (iis_malformed_request.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 579

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0867