Microsoft IIS WebDAV Malformed PROPFIND Request Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is vulnerable to a denial of service.

Description :

It was possible to disable the remote IIS server
by making a specially formed PROPFIND request.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms01-016

Solution :

Disable the WebDAV extensions, as well as the PROPFIND method.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10631 (iis_propfind_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 2453

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0151