Icecast < 2.0.1 HTTP Basic Authentication Remote Overflow
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2137
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpgrade to Icecast 2.0.1 or higher.