[icecast] URGENT: icecast 1.3.12 released

Roy Harvey roy at lamrim.com
Thu Apr 11 01:48:10 PDT 2002



Dear Jack --

On behalf of Icecasters everywhere, thanks for the ultra-fast update!!!

I'm also now running safely as non-root, thanks to your advice.

Roy

At 05:05 PM 04/10/02 -0600, you wrote:
>Icecast 1.3.12 fixes the current known exploit for icecast as well as
>closing many other potential holes.
>
>Thanks to diz for the original report and analysis and to dave from
>jetcafe.org for a comprehensive prophylatic patch.
>
>
>Again, I warn:  DO NOT RUN ICECAST AS ROOT.  DO NOT RUN ICECAST AS A
>PRIVELEDGED USER.
>
>
>If you have been running icecast as root, there is an exploit in the
>wild.  Please take appropriate measures to ensure you weren't affected.
>
>jack.
>
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