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WinProxy HTTP CONNECT Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for WinProxy < 6.1 R1c
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote HTTP proxy is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
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
See also :
Upgrade to WinProxy version 6.1 R1c or later as it is rumoured to
address the issue.
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
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