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Vulnerability Assessment Details

IIS possible DoS using ExAir's query

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of an ExAir asp

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

IIS comes with the sample site 'ExAir'. Unfortunately, one of its pages,
namely /iissamples/exair/search/query.asp, may be used to make IIS hang,
thus preventing it from answering legitimate client requests.

Solution : Delete the 'ExAir' sample IIS site.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 193

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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