SHOUTcast User_Agent/Host GET Requests DoS

2001-08-01T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:595
Type osvdb
Reporter FraMe(frame@hispalab.com)
Modified 2001-08-01T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

ShoutCast contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when multiple requests are received with a very long buffer in the User-agent and Host fields, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

ShoutCast contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when multiple requests are received with a very long buffer in the User-agent and Host fields, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

References:

Security Tracker: 1002139 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-08/0048.html ISS X-Force ID: 6938 CVE-2001-1304