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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) Web Server Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) Web Server Stack Overflow in Reading POST Data Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024496
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024496
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 1 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): Tested on 6.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) Web Server. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

On systems hosting an ASP page that reads from a POST request, a remote user can send a series of requests to consume all available stack memory and cause the service to crash.

A manual restart is required to return the system to normal operations.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

A demonstration exploit is available at:

http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15167/

Kingcope reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can the target service to crash. A manual restart is required to return the system to normal operations.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (7), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)
Underlying OS Comments:  Tested on Windows 2003 SP2

Message History:   None.


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