IRC Services-- Denial of Service Vulnerability

2007-11-21T00:00:00
ID E5A9DE5F-C6BC-11DC-B9F1-00A0CCE0781E
Type freebsd
Reporter FreeBSD
Modified 2007-11-21T00:00:00

Description

Secunia reports:

A vulnerability has been reported in IRC Services, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a Denial of Service. The vulnerability is caused due to the improper handling of overly long passwords within the "default_encrypt()" function in encrypt.c and can be exploited to crash an affected server.