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|Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2007 9:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 200712-12 ] IRC Services: Denial of Service
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: IRC Services: Denial of Service (GLSA 200712-12)
Date: December 13, 2007
A Denial of Service vulnerability has been reported in IRC Services.
IRC Services is a system of services to be used with Internet Relay
Vulnerable: < 5.0.63
Unaffected: >= 5.0.63
Architectures: All supported architectures
loverboy reported that the "default_encrypt()" function in file
encrypt.c does not properly handle overly long passwords.
A remote attacker could provide an overly long password to the
vulnerable server, resulting in a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All IRC Services users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/ircservices-5.0.63"
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