Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2598-1 weechat -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 05 Jan 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-1428, CVE-2012-5534.
- More information:
Two security issues have been discovered in WeeChat, a fast, light and extensible chat client:
X.509 certificates were incorrectly validated.
The hook_process function in the plugin API allowed the execution of arbitrary shell commands.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 0.3.2-1+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 0.3.8-1+deb7u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 0.3.9.2-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your weechat packages.