Microsoft IIS Frontpage Server Extensions (FPSE) Malformed Form DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server is vulnerable to a denial of service

Description :

Microsoft IIS, running Frontpage extensions, is vulnerable to
a remote denial of service attack usually called the 'malformed
web submission' vulnerability. An attacker, exploiting this
vulnerability, will be able to render the service unusable.

If this machine serves a business-critical function,
there could be an impact to the business.

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Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for IIS 4.0 and 5.0.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10585 (IIS_frontpage_DOS_2.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 2144

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0096