SHOUTcast Server HTTP field buffer overflow
|shoutcast-http-field-bo (6938)||Medium Risk|
SHOUTcast Server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack caused by a buffer overflow in the `user-agent` and `host` HTTP fields. By entering an overly long string in both of the vulnerable fields, an attacker can overflow a buffer and cause the server to crash. The server must be restarted in order to regain normal functionality.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Aug 03 2001 - 03:29:20 CDT: Denial of Service in SHOUTcast Server 1.8.2 Linux/w32/?.
- CVE-2001-1304: Buffer overflow in SHOUTcast Server 1.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via several HTTP requests with a long (1) user-agent or (2) host HTTP header.
- OSVDB ID: 595: SHOUTcast User_Agent/Host GET Requests DoS
- Nullsoft SHOUTcast Server 1.8.2
Aug 03, 2001
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