+-------[ Chris Withers ]----------------------
| > MICROSOFT WEBSERVERS LAID OPEN FOR ALL TO SEE
| > by Dave Murphy, [EMAIL PROTECTED]
| > 
| > Microsoft is scrambling to repair damage caused by a
| > security hole in its IIS 4 & 5 webserver that runs on
| > Windows NT/2000. Microsoft claims over four million
| > IIS websites, and each one of them is at risk of
| > releasing sensitive data through the security hole.
| > Called the "Web Server Folder Traversal" error, the
| > flaw allows users to execute files on an IIS website by
| > requesting a specific web address. 
| 
| http://www.zope.org/standard_html_header for example ;-)

Not that old chestnut again...

| http://www.zope.org/objectIds as another...

To be fair this is not the same as the bug described below.

| 
| > The bug allows access to any file on the webserver via
| > a specified URL. Like all webservers, IIS is supposed
| > to prevent access to files that aren't intended to be
| > part of the website.

Knowing the file is there is not the same as accessing it.

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