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<title>EnergyMech: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in EnergyMech that is
easily exploitable via IRC.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">emech</product>
<announced>June 26, 2006</announced>
<revised>July 29, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>132749</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-irc/emech" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.0.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.0.2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
EnergyMech is an IRC bot programmed in C.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
A bug in EnergyMech fails to handle empty CTCP NOTICEs correctly, and
will cause a crash from a segmentation fault.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
By sending an empty CTCP NOTICE, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause a Denial of Service.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All EnergyMech users should update to the latest stable version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-irc/emech-3.0.2&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.energymech.net/versions-3.0.html">EnergyMech Changelog</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3293">CVE-2006-3293</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 22 Jun 2006 18:15:43 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 22 Jun 2006 23:37:12 +0000">
hlieberman
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 23 Jun 2006 18:56:34 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
</glsa>