Debian DSA-4333-1 : icecast2 - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118722


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Nick Rolfe discovered multiple buffer overflows in the Icecast multimedia streaming server which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the icecast2 packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.2-1+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118722

File Name: debian_DSA-4333.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/05

Updated: 2019/01/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icecast2, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18820

DSA: 4333