SHOUTcast Server icy- remote buffer overflow

shoutcast-icy-remote-bo (9251) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

SHOUTcast Server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of the icy-[any name] parameter. By sending an overly long string to the server using a vulnerable icy- parameter, a remote attacker with a valid DJ password could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary commands on the system with the same privileges as the SHOUTcast Server.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of SHOUTcast (1.8.12 or later), when it becomes available from the SHOUTcast Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • FreeBSD FreeBSD
  • Nullsoft SHOUTcast Server 1.8.9

Reported:

Jun 04, 2002

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