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Proxy Scanner

Posted by William

Closing Link: testnick[some.isp.net] (User has been banned from wikkedwire (testnick - Open Proxy found on your host (some.isp.here). Please visit www.blitzed.org/proxy?ip=your.ip.goes.here for more information.))

Due to the overwhelming abuse of misconfigured Wingate, Socks and Proxy servers being exploited daily, the WikkedWire network is now checking all users upon connection to every one of our servers.

Once connected to our network, a check is done once. This should not be considered an attack on your system, it is only reported if you are running an insecure proxy.

Be aware that this sort of connection to your system is probably common if you use services such as free IRC networks, game servers, and any other online service.
If you do not wish to be portscanned, please do not connect to our network.


Fixing a Wingate server

Upgrade your Wingate server if version prior to 2.1 : http://www.deerfield.com/support/wingate/kb/index.htm?a=1314
Get help about Wingate at http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/secureproxy.htm.


Fixing a Socks 4/5 server

If you run unix Socks 4 or Socks 5, check your ACL.
Following are a few URL which could help you fix your misconfigured proxy server on a Windows machine :
Socks Proxy server : http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnproxy...
Upgrade and get help about your winproxy at : http://www.winproxy.com/
Upgrade your sygate server : http://www.sygate.com


Fixing a Squid server

Get help for Squid ACLs at : http://www.squid-cache.org/Doc/FAQ/FAQ-10.html#ss10.2
Get detailed help at : http://www.documents.cyberabuse.org/?page=vulnerabilities&doc=1
Upgrade your Squid 1.x server at : http://www.squid-cache.org/


Fixing a HTTP proxy server

Take a look at your manual for the ACL feature...
Vulnerable proxy servers can be of all types and brands. If your proxy server is not supported anymore and you are not sure about your configuration, firewall it so only your LAN can use it.
Get help about WinRoute at www.kerio.com. They have a manual in adobe format found under downloads/support.
Get detailed help about CacheFlow at : http://www.documents.cyberabuse.org/?page=vulnerabilities&doc=2

(Info borrowed from Undernet.org)