Microsoft IIS Frontpage Server Extensions (FPSE) Malformed Form DoS
High Nessus Plugin ID 10585
SynopsisThe remote web server is vulnerable to a denial of service
DescriptionMicrosoft 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.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for IIS 4.0 and 5.0.