A certain ActiveX control in adsiis.dll in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash) via a long string in the second argument to the GetObject method. NOTE: this issue was disclosed by an unreliable researcher, so it might be incorrect.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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20080924 Internet Information Service (adsiis.dll) activex remote DOS
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