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Vulnerability Assessment Details

admin.cgi overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Overflows admin.cgi

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The Shoutcast server crashes when a too long argument is
given to admin.cgi
A cracker may use this flaw to prevent your server from
working, or worse, execute arbitrary code on your system.

Solution : upgrade Shoutcast to the latest version.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 3934

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Michel Arboi

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