GLSA-200501-04 : Shoutcast Server: Remote code execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-04
(Shoutcast Server: Remote code execution)

Part of the Shoutcast Server Linux binary has been found to improperly
handle sprintf() parsing.

Impact :

A malicious attacker could send a formatted URL request to the
Shoutcast Server. This formatted URL would cause either the server
process to crash, or the execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/385350
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-04.xml

Solution :

All Shoutcast Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/shoutcast-server-bin-1.9.5'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16395 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-04.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1373