Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1318-1 irssi -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Mar 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-7051.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was an issue in the irssi IRC client where certain nick names could result in out-of-bounds access when printing theme strings.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in irssi version 0.8.15-5+deb7u6. It was incorrectly missing from the upload of 0.8.15-5+deb7u5 announced as part of DLA-1289-1. Thanks to Ben Hutchings and Matus Uhlhar.
We recommend that you upgrade your irssi packages.