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Icecast 'stream_auth' handler Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The host is running Icecast and is prone to remote denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A NULL pointer dereference flaw is triggered if 'stream_auth' handler is defined for URL authentication.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Icecast version before 2.4.2

Detection Method

Detection Method

Send a crafted request via HTTP GET and check whether it is able to crash or not.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.4.2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)