GLSA-201811-09 : Icecast: Arbitrary code execution
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 124215
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-09 (Icecast: Arbitrary code execution)
Multiple buffer overflows have been discovered in Icecast. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, by sending a specially crafted request using authentication type “url”, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Icecast users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/icecast-2.4.4'