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Microsoft IIS 3.0 newdsn.exe File Creation Vulnerability

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Microsoft IIS 3.0 newdsn.exe File Creation Vulnerability

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/01/1997
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
07/31/2012

Description

Microsoft IIS 3.0 came with a sample program, newdsn.exe, installed by default in the directory wwwroot/scripts/tools/. Execution of this program with a properly submitted URL could allow for remote file creation. The file created is a Microsoft Access Database, but can have any extension, including .html.

Solution(s)

  • http-iis-0017

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