CVE Database As of 11-21-2019

CVE-1999-0449

Impact by CVSS Score
  • ID: CVE-1999-0449
Summary:

The ExAir sample site in IIS 4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a direct request to the (1) advsearch.asp, (2) query.asp, or (3) search.asp scripts.

Exploitability Analysis: Network

A vulnerability exploitable with network access means the vulnerable software is bound to the network stack and the attacker does not require local network access or local access. Such a vulnerability is often termed “remotely exploitable”. An example of a network attack is an RPC buffer overflow.

Exploitability Complexity: Low

Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. The following are examples: The affected product typically requires access to a wide range of systems and users, possibly anonymous an untrusted (e.g., Internet-facing web or mail server). The affected configuration is default or ubiquitous. The attack can be performed manually and requires little skill or additional information gathering. The 'race condition' is a lazy one (i.e., it is technically a race but easily winnable).

Authentication: None

Authentication is not required to access and exploit the vulnerability.

Confidentiality Impact: None

There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.

Integrity Impact: None

There is no impact to the integrity of the system.

Availability Impact: Complete

There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.

Products Affected

cpe:/a:microsoft:internet_information_server:4.0


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Impact
High
CVSS Score
7.8
Created
1999-01-26 00:00:00
Modified
2008-09-09 08:34:33

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