Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-063
Patch Available for 'Invalid URL' Vulnerability
Originally posted: September 05, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Internet Information Server (IIS). The vulnerability could enable a malicious user to prevent an affected web server from providing useful service.
- Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0
Note: As noted above in "Issue", the root cause of this vulnerability lies in Windows NT 4.0, and Microsoft recommends that customers using Windows NT 4.0 consider applying the patch.
Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2000-0858
Support: This is a fully supported patch. Information on contacting Microsoft Product Support Services is available at http://support.microsoft.com/contactussupport/?ws=support.
Security Resources: The Microsoft TechNet Security Web Site provides additional information about security in Microsoft products.
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- September 05, 2000: Bulletin Created.