SOCKS4 Server Recursive Connection Remote DoS
High Nessus Plugin ID 17155
SynopsisThe remote SOCKS service is prone to a denial of service attack.
DescriptionIt is possible to connect to the SOCKS4 server through itself. An attacker can leverage this issue to saturate the host's CPU, memory or file descriptors.
SolutionReconfigure the service so that it refuses connections to itself.