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CVE-1999-0407 Detail

Description

By default, IIS 4.0 has a virtual directory /IISADMPWD which contains files that can be used as proxies for brute force password attacks, or to identify valid users on the system.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/09/1999

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0407
Original release date:
02/09/1999
Last revised:
10/17/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=91983486431506&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19990209 ALERT: IIS4 allows proxied password attacks over NetBIOS
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=92000623021036&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19990209 Re: IIS4 allows proxied password attacks over NetBIOS

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:/a:microsoft:internet_information_server:4.0

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