Current Description

Scripting.FileSystemObject in asp.dll for Microsoft IIS 4.0 and 5.0 allows local or remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via (1) creating an ASP program that uses Scripting.FileSystemObject to open a file with an MS-DOS device name, or (2) remotely injecting the device name into ASP programs that internally use Scripting.FileSystemObject.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 04, 2001
Last ModifiedOctober 30, 2018
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Information Server4.0*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Information Services5.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0
Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0


iis-device-asp-dos(6800) Advisory
20010704 NERF Advisory #4: MS IIS local and remote DoS
2973 Patch Vendor Advisory