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ICECast crafted URL DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check icecast version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote server runs a version of ICECast, an open source
streaming audio server, which is older than version 1.3.11.

This version is affected by a remote denial of service because
Icecast server does not properly sanitize user-supplied input.

An remote attacker could send specially crafted URL, by adding '/', '\' or '.' to the end,
that may 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: 2933

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

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