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ICECast HTTP basic authorization DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check icecast version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote server runs ICECast 2.0.0, an open source streaming audio
server.

This version is affected by a remote denial of service.

An remote attacker could send specially crafted URL, with a long string
passed in an Authorization header that will result in a loss of availability
for the service.

*** Nessus reports this vulnerability using only
*** information that was gathered.

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

Networks Security ID: 10311

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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