Icecast < 2.0.2 Multiple HTTP Headers Remote Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2335

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Icecast, an open-source streaming server. An attacker exploiting this flaw would only need to be able to connect to the Icecast HTTP port and send multiple (32) headers. A successful attack would give the attacker the ability to execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade to Icecast 2.0.2 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2335

File Name: 2335.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/09/28

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Icecast (<= 2.0.1) Header Overwrite (win32))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1561

BID: 11271

OSVDB: 10406