Stack consumption vulnerability in the FTP Service in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 through 7.0 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a list (ls) -R command containing a wildcard that references a subdirectory, followed by a .. (dot dot), aka "IIS FTP Service DoS Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note:
20090903 Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0/6.0 FTP SERVER DENIAL OF SERVICE ("Stack Exhaustion")
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