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IIS Flaw Lets Web Server Be Taken Over

Tuesday Sep 1st 2009 by ServerWatch Staff

A hacker Monday posted code that makes it possible to take over a system running Microsoft IIS server.

A hacker Monday posted code that makes it possible to take over a system running Microsoft IIS (Internet Information Services) server.

The software, which was posted on the Milw0rm Web site on Monday, could present a big problem for some web masters. Note, however, that the attack appears to work only on older versions of Microsoft's products. It is not clear how many versions of Microsoft's products are vulnerable to the attack, and Microsoft did not immediately respond to requests for more information on the issue.

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