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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0072

The w3svc.dll ISAPI filter in Front Page Server Extensions and ASP.NET for Internet Information Server (IIS) 4.0, 5.0, and 5.1 does not properly handle the error condition when a long URL is provided, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) when the URL parser accesses a null pointer.
Publish Date : 2002-04-22 Last Update Date : 2020-11-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Access violation in URL error handling oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12315 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0072

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Internet Information Server 1
Microsoft Internet Information Services 1

- References For CVE-2002-0072
CERT CA-2002-09
CERT-VN VU#521059
XF iis-isapi-filter-error-dos(8800)
BID 4479 Microsoft IIS ISAPI Filter Access Violation Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2002-04-10
OSVDB 3326
BUGTRAQ 20020411 KPMG-2002009: Microsoft IIS W3SVC Denial of Service
CISCO 20020415 Microsoft IIS Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products - MS02-018
MS MS02-018

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0072

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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