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Microsoft Internet Information Services Basic Authentication Security Bypass

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Secunia Official 5th Jul, 2010 14:29
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Soroush Dalili has discovered a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of basic authentication for directories. This can be exploited to bypass authentication and access e.g. protected directories by appending the NTFS stream name and stream type (":$i30:$INDEX_ALLOCATION") to the directory name within a request.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 5.1 on a fully-patched Windows XP SP3. Other versions may also be affected.

RichardD RE: Microsoft Internet Information Services Basic Authentication Security Bypass
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Last edited on 5th Jul, 2010 14:29
Looks like URLScan blocks this vulnerability by default. I've just tried the URL against one of our old Windows 2000 servers, and it gives me a 404 error.
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shinnai RE: Microsoft Internet Information Services Basic Authentication Security Bypass
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I can confirm what RichardD said. I've followed step by step the paper written by Soroush Dalili and I just get a 404 error. Where am I wrong?
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taffy078 RE: Microsoft Internet Information Services Basic Authentication Security Bypass
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Hi Shinnai, and welcome to this forum..

Being new, you won't be aware that this section, “ Vulnerabilities”, is used by the Secunia team to announce problems.

You will have more chance of getting help, more quickly, if you post a new thread in one of the other sections (see the list on the left).

If you do, it will help us help you if you give details of your system etc - as I have done, below.

Best wishes.


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Desktop: Compaq Presario (OEM) 32 bit / AMD Athlon / 2 GB RAM
XP Home - SP3/ IE8/ Norton IS - Secunia PSI v2.0.0.3003

Laptop: Win 7 / IE11 / PSI v2.0.0.3003
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shinnai RE: Microsoft Internet Information Services Basic Authentication Security Bypass
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Last edited on 7th Jul, 2010 17:23
taffy078 thanks a lot and sorry for my mistake
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