Microsoft IIS 5.0 and 6.0 allows remote attackers to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks via an HTTP request with both a "Transfer-Encoding: chunked" header and a Content-Length header, which causes IIS to incorrectly handle and forward the body of the request in a way that causes the receiving server to process it as a separate HTTP request, aka "HTTP Request Smuggling."
Published 2005-07-05 04:00:00
Updated 2024-02-09 02:29:29
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)

Threat overview for CVE-2005-2089

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2005-2089
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2005-2089 108,798
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2089

46.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 97 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-2089

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2005-2089

  • The product acts as an intermediary HTTP agent (such as a proxy or firewall) in the data flow between two entities such as a client and server, but it does not interpret malformed HTTP requests or responses in ways that are consistent with how the messages will be processed by those entities that are at the ultimate destination.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2005-2089

Products affected by CVE-2005-2089

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