Icecast Server < 1.3.10 Directory Traversal Arbitrary File Access

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2143


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows attackers to retrieve sensitive files or data.


The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Icecast, an open-source streaming server. It is reported that every version prior to 1.3.10 is vulnerable to an information disclosure issue. An attacker may craft encoded URL request that may permit him to read files and directory outside the Icecast Server directory.


Upgrade to Icecast 1.3.10 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2143

File Name: 2143.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0784

BID: 2932