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Vulnerability Assessment Details

WinProxy HTTP CONNECT Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for WinProxy < 6.1 R1c

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote HTTP proxy is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

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

The version of WinProxy installed on the remote host reportedly
contains a design issue that may result in a buffer overflow
vulnerability. Using a specially-crafted HTTP CONNECT request, a
remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to execute arbitary
code on the affected host subject to the rights under which the
service runs.

See also :

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=471
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2007-02/0107.html

Solution :

Upgrade to WinProxy version 6.1 R1c or later as it is rumoured to
address the issue.

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: 22393

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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