WinProxy < 6.1a Telnet Proxy Remote DoS
High Nessus Plugin ID 20392
SynopsisThe remote telnet proxy server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpgrade to WinProxy version 6.1a or later.