Icecast authorization request buffer overflow

icecast-auth-request-bo (16103) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Icecast is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow. By sending a specially-crafted base64 authorization request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and possibly execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the system to crash.


Gain Access


Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Gentoo Linux
  • Icecast Icecast 2.0.0


May 09, 2004

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