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WinRoute Proxy Detection

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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade to 5.1.4 or later.