FreeBSD : IRC Services-- Denial of Service Vulnerability (e5a9de5f-c6bc-11dc-b9f1-00a0cce0781e)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 30030
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSecunia 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.