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WinProxy < 6.1a HTTP Proxy Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in WinProxy < 6.1a HTTP Proxy

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web proxy server is affected by denial of service and
buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running WinProxy, a proxy server for Windows.

The installed version of WinProxy's HTTP proxy fails to handle long
requests as well as requests with long Host headers. A possible hacker may
be able to exploit these issues to crash the proxy or even execute
arbitrary code on the affected host.

See also :

http://www.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=363
http://www.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=364
http://www.winproxy.com/products/relnotes.asp

Solution :

Upgrade to WinProxy version 6.1a or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16147, 16148

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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