This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2016 John Lampe
The remote web server is vulnerable to a denial of service
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.
See also :
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
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 10585 (IIS_frontpage_DOS_2.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 2144
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0096
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