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SHOUTcast Server User-Agent / Host Header Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for User-Agent / Host header denial of service vulnerability in SHOUTcast Server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host is running a SHOUTcast server that is prone to denial of
service attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running SHOUTcast Server, a streaming media server
from Nullsoft.

According to its banner, the installed version of SHOUTcast server will
reportedly crash when it receives several HTTP requests with overly long
User-Agent and/or Host request headers. It is not known whether this
issue can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-08/0048.html

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:P/I:N/B:A)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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