Vulnerability Note VU#596387
Icecast vulnerable to buffer overflow via long GET request
A remotely exploitable buffer overflow exists in Icecast.
A remotely exploitable buffer overflow exists in Icecast. By sending on overly long GET request to the server, an attacker can execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Icecast server, or cause the service to fail.
A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on the victim's machine with the privileges of the Icecast server, or cause the service to fail.
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Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Icecast Team||Affected||-||21 Mar 2003|
|Red Hat Inc.||Affected||-||21 Mar 2003|
|SCO-Linux||Affected||-||21 Mar 2003|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was discovered by <email@example.com>.
This document was written by Ian A. Finlay.
- CVE IDs: CAN-2002-0177
- Date Public: 26 Apr 2002
- Date First Published: 21 Mar 2003
- Date Last Updated: 21 Mar 2003
- Severity Metric: 22.50
- Document Revision: 4
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