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Family: Denial of Service --> Category: denial

WinProxy < 6.1a Telnet Proxy Denial of Service Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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

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 :

Solution :

Upgrade to WinProxy version 6.1a or later.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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