GLSA-201508-03 : Icecast: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85431
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201508-03 (Icecast: Denial of Service)
When stream_auth handler is defined for URL authentication and a request is sent without login credentials, a Denial of Service condition can occur.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
Users of affected versions can change stream_auth mountpoints to use password authentication instead.
SolutionAll icecast users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/icecast-2.4.2'