DescriptionA 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1588-1, DSA-4333-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs912611

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icecast2 (PTS)jessie2.4.0-1.1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)2.4.0-1.1+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.4.2-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.4.4-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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