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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0718

The WebDAV Message Handler for Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0, 5.1, and 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU exhaustion, application crash) via a PROPFIND request with an XML message containing XML elements with a large number of attributes.
Publish Date : 2004-11-03 Last Update Date : 2020-11-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows 2000 IIS WebDAV Message Handler Denial of Service Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1330 windows
Windows Server 2003 IIS WebDAV Message Handler Denial of Service Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4767 windows
Windows XP IIS WebDAV Message Handler Denial of Service Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1427 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0718

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Internet Information Server 1
Microsoft Internet Information Services 1

- References For CVE-2003-0718
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1427
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4767
XF iis-webdav-xml-attribute-dos(17645)
BUGTRAQ 20041012 Microsoft IIS 5.x/6.0 WebDAV (XML parser) attribute blowup DoS
XF iis-ms04030-patch(17656)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1330
MS MS04-030

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0718

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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