Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1111-1 weechat -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Sep 2017
Affected Packages:
weechat
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 876553.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14727.
More information:

It was discovered that WeeChat's logger plugin is vulnerable to an invalid buffer read which can be exploited remotely to trigger an application crash or other undefined behaviour.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.3.8-1+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your weechat 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