Icecast / libshout Multiple Remote Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote media server is affected by multiple buffer overflow

Description :

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 :

Solution :

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