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Family: Gain a shell remotely --> Category: mixed

ICECast HTTP Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
check icecast version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote server runs a version of ICECast which is as old as or older
than version 2.0.1.

This version is vulnerable to an HTTP header buffer overflow vulnerability
which may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with
the rights of the icecast server process.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker needs to send 32 HTTP headers to the
remote host to overwrite a return address on the stack.

Solution : Upgrade to ICECast 2.0.2 or newer
Threat Level: High

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