Sophos UTM SOCKS Proxy With Auth Fails For Skype

Issue :

SOCKS Proxy with Auth failed for Skype

Resolution:

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 Newell

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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