SHOUTcast Server sc_serv.conf Admin Password Cleartext Disclosure

1999-08-20T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:13563
Type osvdb
Reporter Michael(arrow@dahphish.org)
Modified 1999-08-20T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

SHOUTcast contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when viewing the sc_serv.conf or viewing the log file occurs, which will disclose the administrator password information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this issue. It is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s): Change permissions on sc_serv.conf and the log file.

Short Description

SHOUTcast contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when viewing the sc_serv.conf or viewing the log file occurs, which will disclose the administrator password information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.shoutcast.com/ Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1999-q3/0552.html ISS X-Force ID: 10895 CVE-1999-1561