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ICECast XSS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
check icecast version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote server runs a version of ICECast which is as old as or older
than version 1.3.12.

This version is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability
in the status display functionality. This issue is due to a failure
of the application to properly sanitize user-supplied input.

As a result of this vulnerability, it is possible for a remote attacker
to create a malicious link containing script code that will be executed
in the browser of an unsuspecting user when followed.

This may facilitate the theft of cookie-based authentication credentials
as well as other attacks.

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

Networks Security ID: 11021

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

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