WinGate POST Request Buffer Overflow

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


Synopsis :

The remote HTTP proxy server is prone to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running WinGate Proxy Server, a Windows
application for managing and securing Internet access.

According to its banner, the version of WinGate installed on the
remote host is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability in its HTTP
proxy service. An attacker with access to use the proxy may be able
to exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Note that by default the service operates with LOCAL SYSTEM
privileges, which means that a successful attack may result in a
complete compromise of the affected system.

See also :

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-June/046646.html
http://forums.qbik.com/viewtopic.php?t=4215

Solution :

Upgrade to WinGate 6.1.3 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 : 7.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 21674 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18312

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2926

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