Debian: DSA-3239-1: icecast2 security update

    Date29 Apr 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Juliane Holzt discovered that Icecast2, a streaming media server, could dereference a NULL pointer when URL authentication is configured and the stream_auth URL is trigged by a client without setting any credentials. This could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash).
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3239-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Alessandro Ghedini
    April 29, 2015                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : icecast2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-3026
    Debian Bug     : 782120
    
    Juliane Holzt discovered that Icecast2, a streaming media server, could
    dereference a NULL pointer when URL authentication is configured and the
    stream_auth URL is trigged by a client without setting any credentials.
    This could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash).
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.0-1.1+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem will be fixed in
    version 2.4.2-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.2-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your icecast2 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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