Security Update: [CSSA-2002-020.0] Linux: icecast buffer overflows and denial-of-service

From: security@caldera.com
Date: 05/13/02


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Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 14:28:15 -0700


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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
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        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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