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icecast buffer overflows and denial-of-service - Caldera Advisory CSSA-2002-020.0




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		Caldera International, Inc.  Security Advisory

Subject:		Linux: icecast buffer overflows and denial-of-service
Advisory number: 	CSSA-2002-020.0
Issue date: 		2002 May 10
Cross reference:
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1. Problem Description

	Buffer overflows in the icecast server allow remote attackers
	to execute arbitrary code via a long HTTP GET request, as well
	as allowing denial of service attacks.


2. Vulnerable Supported Versions

	System				Package
	----------------------------------------------------------------------

	OpenLinux 3.1.1 Server		prior to icecast-1.3.12-1.i386.rpm

	OpenLinux 3.1 Server		prior to icecast-1.3.12-1.i386.rpm


3. Solution

	The proper solution is to install the latest packages.


4. OpenLinux 3.1.1 Server

	4.1 Package Location

	ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/updates/OpenLinux/3.1.1/Server/current/RPMS

4.2 Packages

	83407efa0c40a9ceac02606ae37237f2	icecast-1.3.12-1.i386.rpm

	4.3 Installation

	rpm -Fvh icecast-1.3.12-1.i386.rpm

	4.4 Source Package Location

	ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/updates/OpenLinux/3.1.1/Server/current/SRPMS

4.5 Source Packages

	d55ff1702ff28781cf097566e34c91c5	icecast-1.3.12-1.src.rpm


5. OpenLinux 3.1 Server

	5.1 Package Location

	ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/updates/OpenLinux/3.1/Server/current/RPMS

5.2 Packages

	acd0d312bcb7679c205eb5305d7d4585	icecast-1.3.12-1.i386.rpm

	5.3 Installation

	rpm -Fvh icecast-1.3.12-1.i386.rpm

	5.4 Source Package Location

	ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/updates/OpenLinux/3.1/Server/current/SRPMS

5.5 Source Packages

	b36bf262d34fb88e9a00b695b024916e	icecast-1.3.12-1.src.rpm


6. References

	Specific references for this advisory:

		http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2001-0784
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2001-1083
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2001-1229
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2001-1230
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2002-0177

Caldera OpenLinux security resources:
		http://www.caldera.com/support/security/index.html

Caldera UNIX security resources:
		http://stage.caldera.com/support/security/

This security fix closes Caldera incidents sr863781, fz520848
	and erg712036.


7. Disclaimer

	Caldera International, Inc. is not responsible for the misuse
	of any of the information we provide on this website and/or
	through our security advisories. Our advisories are a service
	to our customers intended to promote secure installation and
	use of Caldera products.


8. Acknowledgements

	The "Packet Knights" group discovered some of these
	vulnerabilities.


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