Microsoft IIS WebDAV Unicode Request Directory Security Bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

It is possible to access protected resources through WebDAV.

Description :

IIS 6.0 does not properly sanitize WebDAV requests. It is possible
to access protected resources by inserting a Unicode / (%c0%af) in the

Depending on the remote server configuration, protected resources may
be browsed, read and/or modified.

See also :

Solution :

Disable WebDAV if it is not used, or update the server.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 38808 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34993

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1535