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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-18820: Icecast: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-18820: Icecast: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/05/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/12/2018
Modified
01/24/2019

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-icecast

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