WEB_IIS newdsn.exe access

 

Code: p1161

Severity: Warning

 

Description: This event is generated when an attempt is made to access the newdsn.exe file, which is a sample program installed with Internet Information Server (IIS) 3.0.

Impact: File creation. This attack can allow the creation of a new Microsoft Access Database (.mdb) file on the vulnerable server.

Corrective: Delete the newdsn.exe file. Upgrade to a more current version of IIS.