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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-18820

A buffer overflow was discovered in the URL-authentication backend of the Icecast before 2.4.4. If the backend is enabled, then any malicious HTTP client can send a request for that specific resource including a crafted header, leading to denial of service and potentially remote code execution.
Publish Date : 2018-11-05 Last Update Date : 2019-01-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-18820

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xiph Icecast 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Xiph Icecast 1

- References For CVE-2018-18820

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-09
GENTOO GLSA-201811-09
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4333
DEBIAN DSA-4333
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00033.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181126 [SECURITY] [DLA-1588-1] icecast2 security update
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/11/01/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20181101 Icecast 2.4.4 - CVE-2018-18820 - buffer overflow in url-auth
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042019
SECTRACK 1042019

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-18820

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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