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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SOCKS4A hostname overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Too long hostname kills the SOCKS4A server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to kill the remote SOCKS4A server by
sending a request with a too long hostname.

A cracker may exploit this vulnerability to make your SOCKS server
crash continually or even execute arbitrary code on your system.

Solution : upgrade your software
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 5138, 5139

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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