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Windows Server 2003 IIS WebDAV Message Handler Denial of Service Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4767

The WebDAV Message Handler for Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 5.1 and 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU exhaustion application crash) via a PROPFIND request with an XML message containing XML elements with a large number of attributes.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0718
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS)