Microsoft IIS Traversal GET Request Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10117


The remote web server is vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack


It is possible to crash IIS by sending the request GET ../../'


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10117

File Name: iis_crash.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.32 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 1999/06/22

Modified: 2011/06/01

Dependencies: 11919, 10107, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:iis

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0229

BID: 2218

OSVDB: 55269