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Icecast < 2.0.1 HTTP Basic Authentication Remote Overflow

High

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Icecast, an open-source streaming server. It is reported that every version prior to 2.0.1 is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow during the Base64 authorization request processing. This vulnerability may permit an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Solution

Upgrade to Icecast 2.0.1 or higher.