Huawei EulerOS: Security Advisory for irssi (EulerOS-SA-2017-1284)

Published: 2020-01-23 11:05:29
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the Huawei EulerOS 'irssi' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the EulerOS-SA-2017-1284 advisory.

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

Technical Details:
Irssi before 1.0.5, when installing themes with unterminated colour formatting sequences, may access data beyond the end of the string.(CVE-2017-15228) Irssi before 1.0.5, while waiting for the channel synchronisation, may incorrectly fail to remove destroyed channels from the query list, resulting in use-after-free conditions when updating the state later on.(CVE-2017-15227) In Irssi before 1.0.5, certain incorrectly formatted DCC CTCP messages could cause a NULL pointer dereference. This is a separate, but similar, issue relative to CVE-2017-9468.(CVE-2017-15721) In certain cases, Irssi before 1.0.5 may fail to verify that a Safe channel ID is long enough, causing reads beyond the end of the string.(CVE-2017-15722)

Affected Versions:
'irssi' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Huawei EulerOS V2.0SP2.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

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-2017-15227
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15228
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15721
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15722

References:

https://developer.huaweicloud.com/ict/en/site-euleros/euleros/security-advisories/EulerOS-SA-2017-1284

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2020-01-23
Modified
2020-01-23
Category
Huawei EulerOS Local Security Checks

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