Microsoft IIS 4.0 Microsoft Visual InterDev improper authentication

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft IIS 4.0 (Web Server) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component Microsoft Visual InterDev Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-287. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) server 4.0 SP4, without certain hotfixes released for SP4, does not require authentication credentials under certain conditions, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication requirements, as demonstrated by connecting via Microsoft Visual InterDev 6.0.

The weakness was released 12/31/1999 by FIRST (Website). The advisory is available at archives.neohapsis.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-1999-1591 since 07/05/2007. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 190).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Vendor: https://www.microsoft.com/

Advisory: archives.neohapsis.com
Researcher: FIRST
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-1591 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 190 - Microsoft VisualInterDev 6.0 - IIS4- Management With No Authentication Vulnerability

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Created: 06/23/2014 01:17 PM
Updated: 04/05/2019 12:28 PM
Changes: (1) advisory_person_nickname
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