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IIS 5.1 and 6.0 WebDAV Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6029

The WebDAV extension in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.1 and 6.0 allows remote attackers to bypass URI-based protection mechanisms and list folders or read create or modify files via a %c0%af (Unicode / character) at an arbitrary position in the URI as demonstrated by inserting %c0%af into a "/protected/" initial pathname component to bypass the password protection on the protected\ folder aka "IIS 5.1 and 6.0 WebDAV Authentication Bypass Vulnerability" a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-1122.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1535
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server 5.1
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0