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The remote SOCKS service is prone to a buffer overflow attack.
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.
Contact the vendor for a fix.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 11164 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5147
CVE ID: CVE-2002-2368
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