Debian LTS: Security Advisory for weechat (DLA-2157-1)

Published: 2020-03-25 04:00:14
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'weechat' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DLA-2157-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Several issues have been found in weechat, a fast, light and extensible chat client. All issues are about crafted messages, that could result in a buffer overflow and application crash. This could cause a denial of service or possibly have other impact.

Affected Versions:
'weechat' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1-1+deb8u3. We recommend that you upgrade your weechat Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8955
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-9759
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-9760

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/03/msg00031.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-2157-1

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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