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The remote media server is affected by multiple buffer overflow
The remote server runs a version of Icecast, an open source
streaming audio server, which is older than version 1.3.9.
Icecast and the libshout library are affected by a remote buffer
overflow because they do not properly check bounds of data send from
As a result of this vulnerability, it is possible for a remote
attacker to cause a stack overflow and then execute arbitrary code
with the privilege of the server.
*** Nessus reports this vulnerability using only
*** information that was gathered.
See also :
There is no known solution at this time.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 15398 (icecast_libshout_bof.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 4735
CVE ID: CVE-2001-1229
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