Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) AUX/.aspx denial of service
|iis-auxaspx-dos (34418)||Medium Risk|
Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) is vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote attacker could send multiple parallel GET requests to a server requesting AUX/.aspx GET requests to cause the server to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- Microsoft Internet Information Services Web site: Internet Information Services.
- CVE-2007-2897: Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (server instability or device hang), and possibly obtain sensitive information (device communication traffic); and might allow attackers with physical access to execute arbitrary code after connecting a data stream to a device COM port; via requests for a URI containing a '/' immediately before and after the name of a DOS device, as demonstrated by the /AUX/.aspx URI, which bypasses a blacklist for DOS device requests.
- OSVDB ID: 41057: Microsoft IIS w/ .NET MS-DOS Device Request Blacklist Bypass
- Microsoft IIS 6.0
May 21, 2007
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