Metasploit Tutorial – Simple Icecast Exploit

July 16, 2012 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

This module exploits a buffer overflow in the header parsing of icecast, discovered by Luigi Auriemma. Sending 32 HTTP headers will cause a write one past the end of a pointer array. On win32 this happens to overwrite the saved instruction pointer, and on linux (depending on compiler, etc) this seems to generally overwrite nothing crucial (read not exploitable). […]