Debian Security Advisory

DLA-919-1 weechat -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Apr 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 861121.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8073.
More information:

WeeChat before allows a remote crash by sending a filename via DCC to the IRC plugin.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.3.8-1+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your weechat packages.

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