WinRoute Proxy Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1102


The remote proxy may pass local user credentials to a malicious external website.


The remote client is utilizing a WinRoute Proxy. Some versions of this proxy have a bug wherein client Proxy authorization is forwarded to remote web servers. As a result, a malicious web server can retrieve the user's Proxy UserID and password. Versions of Winroute up to 5.1.4 are affected by this vulnerability.


Upgrade to 5.1.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 1102

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2015/12/04

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info