Check Point Advisories

Icecast Server Stack Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-18820)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-2269
Date Published: 3 Jan 2023
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 13 March, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-18820
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Icecast prior to 2.4.4
Vulnerability Description A stack buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the Icecast server. Successful exploitation will result in arbitrary code execution.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Icecast Server Stack Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-18820) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  ICMP Protocol Violation.
Attack Information:  Icecast Server Stack Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-18820)

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