Microsoft IIS WebDAV Malformed PROPFIND Request Remote DoS

High Nessus Plugin ID 10631


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


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


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 10631

File Name: iis_propfind_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.36 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2001/03/08

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 10107, 11919, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:iis

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/03/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0151

BID: 2453

MSKB: 291845

OSVDB: 1770

MSFT: MS01-016