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IIS4 DoS and cross site scripting vulnerability

by phiber on March 29th, 2001 iSecureLabs team has found 2 vulnerabilites in Microsoft IIS4 regarding cross site scripting (javascript) and a denial of service attack against a server running the above stated version of Microsoft IIS.

Cross site scripting vulnerability example:

Using this crafted url<script>alert('test')</script>.stm

it will execute the JavaScript code on your computer.

Denial of Service vulnerability example:

By requesting several times a .stm file 500 char long
([a x 500].stm) the IIS4 server crash.
Perhaps it is possible to use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.

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