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Vulnerability Assessment Details

ICECast Format String

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
icecast format string

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote server claims to be running ICECast 1.3.7 or 1.3.8beta2.

These versions are vulnerable to a format string attack which may
permit a possible hacker to execute arbitary commands on this host.


Solution : Upgrade to a newer version.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2264

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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