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lundi 15 octobre 2018

Xiph Icecast 2.4.0/2.4.1/2.4.2/2.4.3 URL Authentication memory corruption

A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Xiph Icecast 2.4.0/2.4.1/2.4.2/2.4.3. Affected is an unknown function of the component URL Authentication. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 10/16/2018. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-18820. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 11/02/2018).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityTracker (ID 1042019).



VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: ≈6.3
VulDB Temp Score: ≈6.3
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Class: Memory corruption (CWE-119)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: No

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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10/16/2018 Advisory disclosed
11/01/2018 SecurityTracker entry created
11/02/2018 VulDB entry created
11/02/2018 VulDB last update


Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-18820 (🔒)
SecurityTracker: 1042019


Created: 11/02/2018
Updated: 11/02/2018
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