Redirection response contains garbage characters with long URL

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Article ID: 323756
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Symptoms

Redirection responses may contain meaningless (or garbage) characters after you apply the Internet Information Services (IIS) Security Rollup Patch (SRP). For additional information about the IIS Security Rollup Patch, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
319733 MS02-018: April 2002 Cumulative Patch for Internet Information Services

Cause

This problem occurs because the string that is used for the redirect is non-terminating.

Resolution

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

Hotfix information

A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) 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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version     Size     File name
   -----------------------------------------------------
   03-Jun-2002  21:47  4.2.777.1   214,544  Adsiis.dll       
   03-Jun-2002  21:47  4.2.777.1   330,672  Asp.dll          
   03-Jun-2002  21:47  4.2.777.1    34,384  Clusiis4.dll     
   03-Jun-2002  21:46  4.2.777.1    55,392  Httpodbc.dll     
   03-Jun-2002  21:47  4.2.777.1    98,912  Iischema.dll     
   03-Jun-2002  21:45  4.2.777.1    63,984  Iislog.dll       
   03-Jun-2002  21:45  4.2.777.1   185,792  Infocomm.dll     
   03-Jun-2002  21:45  4.2.777.1    29,520  Iscomlog.dll     
   03-Jun-2002  21:46  4.2.777.1    38,256  Ssinc.dll        
   03-Jun-2002  21:46  4.2.777.1    25,360  Sspifilt.dll     
   03-Jun-2002  21:46  4.2.777.1   231,104  W3svc.dll        
   03-Jun-2002  21:46  4.2.777.1    88,032  Wam.dll
				

IIS 5.0

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Windows 2000 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The typical support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) 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 tool in Control Panel.

The fix, Q323756_w2k_sp4_x86_en.exe, contains the following files:
   Date         Time   Version           Size     File name
   --------------------------------------------------------
   06-Jun-2002  14:13  5.0.2195.5592     333,072  Asp.dll
   06-Jun-2002  14:13  5.0.2195.3649     299,792  Fscfg.dll
   06-Jun-2002  14:13  5.0.2195.5255       8,464  Ftpctrs2.dll
   06-Jun-2002  14:13  5.0.2195.5255       6,416  Ftpmib.dll
   06-Jun-2002  14:13  5.0.2195.5255       9,488  Httpmib.dll
   06-Jun-2002  14:13  5.0.2195.5255      13,584  Infoadmn.dll
   06-Jun-2002  14:13  5.0.2195.5255     246,032  Infocomm.dll
   06-Jun-2002  14:13  5.0.2195.5810      62,736  Isatq.dll
   19-Apr-2002  20:45  5.2.2.2             3,584  Spmsg.dll
   19-Apr-2002  20:46  5.2.2.2            44,032  Spuninst.exe
   13-Jun-2001  01:05  5.0.2195.3727       3,856  Svcpack1.dll
   06-Jun-2002  14:13  5.0.2195.5255       7,440  W3ctrs.dll
   06-Jun-2002  14:13  5.0.2195.5871     348,944  W3svc.dll
   01-Apr-2002  21:46                      4,092  Eula.txt
   19-Apr-2002  20:46  5.2.2.2            10,240  Spcustom.dll
   19-Apr-2002  20:46  5.2.2.2           270,336  Update.exe
   06-Jun-2002  14:17                     37,400  Update.inf
   06-Jun-2002  14:17                        699  Update.ver 
				

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.

More information

For more information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173 Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server product

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Article ID: 323756 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 7.0
Keywords: 
kbnosurvey kbarchive kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbiiscom kbwin2ksp4fix kbbug kbfix kbwin2000presp4fix KB323756

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