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The remote media server is vulnerable to a remote denial of service
The remote server runs Icecast 2.0.0, an open source streaming audio
This version is affected by a remote denial of service.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted URL, with a long
string passed in an Authorization header that will result in a loss
of availability for the service.
*** Nessus reports this vulnerability using only
*** information that was gathered.
See also :
Upgrade to Icecast 2.0.1 or later, as this reportedly fixes the issue.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 15397 (icecast_http_basic_auth.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 10311
CVE ID: CVE-2004-2027
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