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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2001-0506

Original release date: 09/20/2001
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Buffer overflow in ssinc.dll in IIS 5.0 and 4.0 allows local users to gain system privileges via a Server-Side Includes (SSI) directive for a long filename, which triggers the overflow when the directory name is added, aka the "SSI privilege elevation" vulnerability.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MS
Name: MS01-044
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 3190
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CIAC
Name: L-132
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20011127 IIS Server Side Include Buffer overflow exploit code
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20010817 NSFOCUS SA2001-06 : Microsoft IIS ssinc.dll Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: XF
Name: iis-ssi-directive-bo(6984)

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