WinGate Telnet Proxy Server Detection
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1920
SynopsisThe remote host is running an inherently insecure protocol or application.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a Wingate Telnet Proxy server. If not configured securely, a Wingate Telnet Proxy server may be used by hackers to conceal their true origins by bouncing conections through these proxies.
SolutionUninstall the server if not necessary; otherwise ensure connections to the proxy are only made by trusted hosts.