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<glsa id="200607-05">
<title>SHOUTcast server: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
The SHOUTcast server is vulnerable to a file disclosure vulnerability and
multiple XSS vulnerabilities.
<product type="ebuild">shoutcast</product>
<announced>July 09, 2006</announced>
<revised>July 29, 2006: 03</revised>
<package name="media-sound/shoutcast-server-bin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.9.7</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.9.7</vulnerable>
SHOUTcast server is a streaming audio server.
The SHOUTcast server is vulnerable to a file disclosure when the server
receives a specially crafted GET request. Furthermore it also fails to
sanitize the input passed to the "Description", "URL", "Genre", "AIM",
and "ICQ" fields.
<impact type="normal">
By sending a specially crafted GET request to the SHOUTcast server, the
attacker can read any file that can be read by the SHOUTcast process.
Furthermore it is possible that various request variables could also be
exploited to execute arbitrary scripts in the context of a victim's
There is no known workaround at this time.
All SHOUTcast server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-sound/shoutcast-server-bin-1.9.7&quot;</code>
<uri link="">Original advisory</uri>
<uri link="">SA20524</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-3007</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-3534</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-3535</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 30 Jun 2006 16:19:23 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 30 Jun 2006 17:31:32 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 02 Jul 2006 14:51:02 +0000">