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Microsoft to Soon Issue Patch for IIS Flaw

Submitted by on 23 August, 2018 – 4:32 pm
Despite making promises last week to fix a flaw in its Internet Information Server, many analysts say is unlikely that Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) will be able to prepare the fix in time the release of Tuesday’s regular monthly patch .

Last Tuesday, the software giant issued a security warning for official error in three previous versions of IIS server, which is the second most popular web server in terms of overall websites.

This happened just a day after the exploit code was published.

Microsoft first revealed in May that it is investigating reports of the elevation of a “privilege” of vulnerability that could be used to create an anonymous HTTP request to access a site that normally requires authentication.

On Wednesday, Microsoft announced it was working on developing a patch for the flaw, which allows hackers to run the stack buffer overflow and insert malicious code on the IIS server through your FTP server.

Until a patch is properly in place, the company has suggested that administrators responsible for IIS 5.0, 5.1 and 6.0 Web servers to implement various defensive measures.

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