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Sophos UTM SOCKS Proxy With Auth Fails For Skype

Issue :

SOCKS Proxy with Auth failed for Skype


Skype is sending the password with null characters in the string, which is not supported by the SOCKS proxy. The SOCKS proxy expects cleartext strings.

Affected version : 9.405

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Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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