Microsoft IIS webhits.dll Hit-Highlighting Authentication Bypass

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a module which may allow an attacker to
bypass authentication.

Description :

The remote IIS web server contains a vulnerability in the Server Hit
Hilight Module which may allow an attacker to view the contents of a
page otherwise requiring authentication.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to bypass authentication on certain
pages.

Solution :

Upgrade to IIS 6

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 31648 (iis_htw_auth_bypass.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 24105

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2815