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Microsoft IIS Front Page Server Extension DoS Vulnerability

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Microsoft IIS Front Page Server Extension DoS Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/12/2001
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

Microsoft IIS ships with Front Page Server Extensions (FPSE) which enables administrators remote and local web page and content management. Browse - time support is another feature within FPSE which provides users with functional web applications.

Due to the way FPSE handles the processing of web forms, IIS is subject to a denial of service. By supplying malformed data to one of the FPSE functions IIS will stop responding. A restart of the service is required in order to gain normal functionality.

It should be noted that the victim only needs to have FPSE installed on the web server to be vulnerable.

Solution(s)

  • http-iis-0045

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