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<glsa id="200712-12">
<title>IRC Services: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
A Denial of Service vulnerability has been reported in IRC Services.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">ircservices</product>
<announced>December 13, 2007</announced>
<revised>December 13, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>199897</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-irc/ircservices" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">5.0.63</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">5.0.63</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
IRC Services is a system of services to be used with Internet Relay
Chat networks.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
loverboy reported that the "default_encrypt()" function in file
encrypt.c does not properly handle overly long passwords.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could provide an overly long password to the
vulnerable server, resulting in a Denial of Service.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All IRC Services users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-irc/ircservices-5.0.63&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6122">CVE-2007-6122</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 10 Dec 2007 21:48:10 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 10 Dec 2007 21:51:02 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 11 Dec 2007 22:44:42 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>