GLSA-201412-38 : Icecast: Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80243


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-38 (Icecast: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in Icecast:
Icecast does not properly handle shared file descriptors (CVE-2014-9018) Supplementary group privileges are not changed (CVE-2014-9091) Impact :

A local attacker can possibly gain escalated privileges or obtain sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Icecast users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/icecast-2.4.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80243

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-38.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 12/26/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:icecast, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/26/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9018, CVE-2014-9091

BID: 71205, 71312

GLSA: 201412-38