Icecast Crafted URI Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote streaming media server is affected by a remote denial of
service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote server runs a version of Icecast, an open source
streaming audio server that 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.

A remote attacker could send a 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 Icecast 1.3.12 or later, as this reportedly fixes the
issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 15400 (icecast_slash_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 2933

CVE ID: CVE-2001-1083