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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SHOUTcast Format String Attack

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SHOUTcast version check

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running SHOUTcast server.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a format string
attack which may let a possible hacker execute arbitrary code on the remote host
by sending a malformed request to it.

Solution : Upgrade to SHOUTcast 1.9.5 or newer.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 12096

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Tenable Network Security

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