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WinProxy < 6.1a Telnet Proxy Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for denial of service vulnerability in WinProxy < 6.1a Telnet Proxy

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote telnet proxy server is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

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

The installed version of WinProxy's telnet proxy fails to handle a
long string of 0xff characters. A possible hacker may be able to exploit
this issue to crash the proxy, thereby denying service to valid users.

See also :

http://www.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=353
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: 16149

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

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