|Description||A buffer overflow was discovered in the URL-authentication backend of the Icecast before 2.4.4. If the backend is enabled, then any malicious HTTP client can send a request for that specific resource including a crafted header, leading to denial of service and potentially remote code execution.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|stretch (security), stretch||2.4.2-1+deb9u1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
Fixed by: https://gitlab.xiph.org/xiph/icecast-server/commit/b21a7283bd1598c5af0bbb250a041ba8198f98f2
Additional issue fixed with https://gitlab.xiph.org/xiph/icecast-server/commit/03ea74c04a5966114c2fe66e4e6892d11a68181e