April 17, 2001

DoS bug bites Microsoft's first security product

Author: JT Smith

The Register: "A flaw with Microsoft's first security product leaves it vulnerable to denial of service
attacks.

The problem arises because Microsoft's Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA)
Server's Web Proxy service doesn't handle particular requests if they exceed a
certain length, causing the program to crash if its Web Publishing features are
enabled."

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