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ICECast crafted URL DoS Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check icecast version
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote server runs a version of ICECast, an open source
streaming audio server, which is older than version 1.3.11.
This version is affected by a remote denial of service because
Icecast server does not properly sanitize user-supplied input.
An remote attacker could send specially crafted URL, by adding '/', '\' or '.' to the end,
that may result in a loss of availability for the service.
*** Nessus reports this vulnerability using only
*** information that was gathered.
Solution : Upgrade to a newer version.
Threat Level: High
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