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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2001-1186
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:25:54
Published 11 Dec 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Microsoft IIS 5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via an HTTP request with a content-length value that is larger than the size of the request, which prevents IIS from timing out the connection.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Internet Information Server 5.0


BID - 3667

BUGTRAQ - 20011211 Microsoft IIS/5 bogus Content-length bug.

XF - iis-false-content-length-dos(7691)

BUGTRAQ - 20011212 Microsoft IIS/5.0 Content-Length DoS (proved)

BUGTRAQ - 20011211 Microsoft IIS/5 bogus Content-length bug Memory attack

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:34