A hotfix rollup is available for the out-of-band WebDAV module for IIS 7.0

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A hotfix rollup is available for the out-of-band Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) module for Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0. This hotfix rollup resolves the following issues that occur when you use the WebDAV module for IIS 7.0:
  • The PROPFIND responses are truncated at 4 megabytes (MB).
  • Some characters are not escaped correctly in the PROPFIND responses.
  • Virtual Directory enumeration does not work as expected.
  • Plus signs are converted to spaces in PUT request URLs.
  • The WebDAV handler mapping is not added when you reinstall the WebDAV module.
  • Request filtering settings are not configured when you enable WebDAV by using the UI.


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problems that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems.

To resolve this problem, download and then install one of the following packages according to the platform:

WebDAV Update (x86) Installation Package
WebDAV Update (x64) Installation Package


To apply this hotfix, you must have the out-of-band WEBDAV module for IIS 7.0 installed.

Restart requirement

To avoid having to restart the server, stop the World Wide Web Publishing Service (W3SVC) before you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix rollup package replaces the hotfix that is mentioned in the following Knowledge Base (KB) article:
955137 A hotfix rollup is available for the out-of-band WebDAV module for IIS 7.0

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.web.management.webdav.dll7.0.6545.1420343,93620-Nov-200811:54Not Applicable
Microsoft.web.management.webdavclient.dll7.0.6545.1420393,08820-Nov-200811:54Not Applicable


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


Article ID: 957001 - Last Review: November 26, 2008 - Revision: 2.3
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.0
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