[icecast] Fwd: Denial of Service in SHOUTcast Server 1.8.2 Linux/w32/? (fwd)

Rick Franchuk rickf at transpect.net
Fri Aug 3 09:16:21 PDT 2001



Hey guys,

  Maybe a little OT, but I thought some of you might like to see this
(originally on bugtraq)...

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Vendor   :  Nullsoft
Product  :   SHOUTcast Server 1.8.2 Linux/win32/?
Date     :  01/08/2001

CONTENTS

1. Overview
2. Details
3. Systems.
4. Denial of Service
5. Vendor Response

1. Overview:

SHOUTcast Server is a streaming audio server. A "bad" client request can
crash the server.

2. Details

Server crash when get, seven
times ( aprox ), a very long buffer (4KB) in fields: User-Agent and
Host, in the client HTTP request.

3. Systems

    - SHOUTcast Server 1.8.2 ( Linux )
    - SHOUTcast Server 1.8.2 ( Win32 )
    - SHOUTcast Server 1.8.2 ( Others ) ( No test )

4. DoS

The DoS in C format is attached.

5. Vendor Response

31/08/01: Sent problem to tom at nullsoft.com

03/08/01: No response from tom at nullsoft.com
                Sent problem to bugtraq at securityfocus.com

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