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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for irssi (DLA-3025-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 months ago

Modified

Modified

2 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'irssi' package(s) announced via the DLA-3025-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that there was a user-after-free vulnerability in irssi, the popular terminal-based IRC client.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'irssi' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 'Stretch', this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.7-1~deb9u2. We recommend that you upgrade your irssi packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)