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The remote HTTP proxy is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
The remote host is running WinProxy, a proxy server for Windows.
The version of WinProxy installed on the remote host reportedly
contains a design issue that may result in a buffer overflow
vulnerability. Using a specially crafted HTTP CONNECT request, a
remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to execute
arbitrary code on the affected host subject to the privileges under
which the service runs.
See also :
Upgrade to WinProxy version 6.1r1c or later as it is rumored to
address the issue.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true