MS08-006: Vulnerability in Internet Information Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (942830)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31040
SynopsisIt is possible to use the remote web server to exploit arbitrary code on the remote host.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of Windows and IIS that is vulnerable to a flaw that could allow an attacker who has the privileges to upload arbitrary ASP scripts to it to execute arbitrary code.
Specifically, the remote version of IIS is vulnerable to a flaw when parsing specially crafted ASP files. By uploading a malicious ASP file on the remote host, an attacker may be able to take the complete control of the remote system.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.