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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2000.053 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-018)
Patch Available for "Chunked Encoding Post" Vulnerability
21 March 2000
Microsoft Corporation has released a patch that eliminates a security
vulnerability in Microsoft(r) Internet Information Server (IIS) 4.0. The
vulnerability may allow a malicious user to consume all resources on a web
server and prevent it from servicing other users.
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