openSUSE Security Update : irssi (openSUSE-2017-668)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update to irssi 1.0.3 fixes the following vulnerabilities :

- CVE-2017-9469: irssi: dcc crash with incorrect quoting
(bsc#1043052)

- CVE-2017-9468: irssi: dcc message crash without
nick/host (bsc#1043051)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1043051
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1043052

Solution :

Update the affected irssi packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100713 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9468
CVE-2017-9469

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