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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-1999-0407

Original release date: 02/09/1999
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (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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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 19990209 Re: IIS4 allows proxied password attacks over NetBIOS
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 19990209 ALERT: IIS4 allows proxied password attacks over NetBIOS

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