Upstream information

CVE-2018-18820 at MITRE


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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.1
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1114434 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 15
  • icecast >= 2.4.3-bp150.3.3.1
  • icecast-doc >= 2.4.3-bp150.3.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • icecast >= 2.4.3-lp150.4.1
  • icecast-doc >= 2.4.3-lp150.4.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • icecast >= 2.4.4-2.1
  • icecast-doc >= 2.4.4-2.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA icecast-2.4.4-2.1