NEC SOCKS4 Module Username Handling Remote Overflow
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 11164
SynopsisThe remote SOCKS service is prone to a buffer overflow attack.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionContact the vendor for a fix.