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IRC Services-- Denial of Service Vulnerability

Affected packages
ircservices < 5.0.63


VuXML ID e5a9de5f-c6bc-11dc-b9f1-00a0cce0781e
Discovery 2007-11-21
Entry 2008-01-19

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.


CVE Name CVE-2007-6122