Microsoft IIS contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. The issue is due to the presence of a default script (search.asp) of a sample site named "ExAir". If the script is called without having the proper DLL files running, it will cause the server CPU to increase to 100% usage.
Remote / Network Access
Loss of Availability
Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this issue. It is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround: Delete the sample scripts from the web server, or restrict access to them.
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