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Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: denial

SOCKS4A hostname overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Too long hostname kills the SOCKS4A server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

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
Threat Level: High

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