MS00-006: Microsoft IIS IDA/IDQ Multiple Vulnerabilities (uncredentialed check)

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Synopsis :

The remote IIS web server is missing a security patch.

Description :

The remote version of IIS is affected by two vulnerabilities :

- An information disclosure issue allows a remote attacker
to obtain the real pathname of the document root by
requesting nonexistent files with .ida or .idq

- An argument validation issue in the WebHits component lets
a remote attacker read arbitrary files on the remote

The path disclosure issue has been reported to affect Microsoft Index
Server as well.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft released a patch for Windows 2000.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10492 (iis_anything_idq.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1065

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0071