Intrusion Prevention

MS.IIS.Web.Server.Unicode.Folder.Directory.Traversal

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Directory Traversal vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application. As a result, a remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information or execute codes that are already on the server.

Affected Products

Microsoft IIS 4.0
Microsoft IIS 5.0

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's website for suggested workaround.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms00-078

CVE References

CVE-2000-0884