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SHOUTcast Server User-Agent / Host Header Denial of Service Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for User-Agent / Host header denial of service vulnerability in SHOUTcast Server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote host is running a SHOUTcast server that is prone to denial of
service attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running SHOUTcast Server, a streaming media server
from Nullsoft.

According to its banner, the installed version of SHOUTcast server will
reportedly crash when it receives several HTTP requests with overly long
User-Agent and/or Host request headers. It is not known whether this
issue can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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