SHOUTcast Server HTTP field buffer overflow

shoutcast-http-field-bo (6938) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium 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 September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Nullsoft SHOUTcast Server 1.8.2


Aug 03, 2001

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