Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 2:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201508-03 ] Icecast
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Icecast: Denial of Service (GLSA 201508-03)
Date: August 15, 2015
A bug in the Icecast code handling source client URL authentication
causes a Denial of Service condition.
Icecast is an open source alternative to shoutcast that supports mp3,
ogg (vorbis/theora) and aac streaming.
Vulnerable: < 2.4.2
Unaffected: >= 2.4.2
Architectures: All supported architectures
When stream_auth handler is defined for URL authentication and a request
is sent without login credentials, a Denial of Service condition can
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
Users of affected versions can change stream_auth mountpoints to use
password authentication instead.
All icecast users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/icecast-2.4.2"