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

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'weechat' package(s) announced via the DLA-2157-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

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 Software

Affected Software

'weechat' 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 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1-1+deb8u3. We recommend that you upgrade your weechat packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)