NEC SOCKS4 Module Username Handling Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SOCKS service is prone to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The SOCKS4 service running on the remote host crashes when it receives
a request with a long username. An attacker may be able to leverage
this issue to disable the remote service or even execute arbitrary
code on the affected host.

Solution :

Contact the vendor for a fix.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Firewalls

Nessus Plugin ID: 11164 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5147

CVE ID: CVE-2002-2368