This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200712-12
(IRC Services: Denial of Service)
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.
See also :
All IRC Services users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/ircservices-5.0.63'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29717 (gentoo_GLSA-200712-12.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6122