Microsoft Internet Information Services contains a flaw related to the handling of basic directory authentication. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker appends the NTFS stream name and type to the directory name in a request. This may allow an attacker to bypass authentication permissions.
Remote / Network Access
Loss of Confidentiality
Patch / RCS
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the Microsoft Security Bulletin in the references section.
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