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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4624

The m_join function in channel.c for PTnet ircd 1.5 and 1.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion that triggers a daemon restart) via a large number of requests to join a "charmed channel" such as PTnet, #PTnoticias and #*.log, which causes ircd to open the channel even though it does not have any valid users.
Publish Date : 2005-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-4624

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ptnet Ptnet Ircd 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ptnet Ptnet Ircd 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ptnet Ptnet Ircd 2

- References For CVE-2005-4624

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-12/1476.html
FULLDISC 20051230 PTnet IRCD heap exhaustion and integer overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16089
BID 16089 PTnet IRCD Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2005-12-30
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015425
SECTRACK 1015425

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4624

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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