Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1088-1 irssi -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 04 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9468, CVE-2017-9469.
- More information:
Irssi has some issues where remote attackers might be able to cause a crash.
In irssi, when receiving a DCC message without source nick/host, it attempts to dereference a NULL pointer.
In irssi, when receiving certain incorrectly quoted DCC files, it tries to find the terminating quote one byte before the allocated memory.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.15-5+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your irssi packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS