A vulnerability in Icecast might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||net-misc/icecast on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.4.4|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.4.4|
Icecast is an open source alternative to SHOUTcast that supports MP3, OGG (Vorbis/Theora) and AAC streaming.
Multiple buffer overflows have been discovered in Icecast. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, by sending a specially crafted request using authentication type “url”, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Icecast users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/icecast-2.4.4"
November 10, 2018
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