Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that irssi did not perform certificate host
validation when using SSL connections. An attacker could exploit this
to perform a man in the middle attack to view sensitive information or
alter encrypted communications. (CVE-2010-1155)
Aurelien Delaitre discovered that irssi could be made to dereference a
NULL pointer when a user left the channel. A remote attacker could
cause a denial of service via application crash. (CVE-2010-1156)
This update also adds SSLv3 and TLSv1 support, while disabling the
old, insecure SSLv2 protocol.
Update the affected irssi and / or irssi-dev packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8