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Icecast Server < 1.3.10 Crafted URI Remote DoS

High

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

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 a remote denial of service. The problem occurs if an attacker crafts a malicious file request by appending '/', '\' or '.' at the end.

Solution

Upgrade to Icecast 1.3.10 or higher.