SOCKS4A hostname overflow

Published: 2005-11-03 13:08:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
It was possible to kill the remote SOCKS4A server by sending a request with a too long hostname.

Impact:
An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make your SOCKS server crash continually or even execute arbitrary code on your system.

Recommendations:
Upgrade your software.

Affected Versions:
AnalogX Proxy v4.07 and previous.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2002-1001

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5138
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5139

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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