WinProxy < 6.1a Telnet Proxy Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

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. An attacker may be able to exploit
this issue to crash the proxy, thereby denying service to valid users.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b140c13e
http://www.nessus.org/u?8c88612f

Solution :

Upgrade to WinProxy version 6.1a or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 20392 ()

Bugtraq ID: 16149

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3654

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