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Paros Web Proxy Detection

Low

Synopsis

The remote host is running software that should be authorized with respect to corporate policy.

Description

The remote host is running Paros. Paros is a web proxy that is used to test the security of web applications and servers. A remote user running Paros can surrepititiously test the web server for SQL injection, cross-site scripting, buffer overflows, and more.

Solution

Ensure that the remote Paros server is authorized for use within your environment.