FreeBSD : irssi -- multiple vulnerabilities (31001c6b-63e7-11e7-85aa-a4badb2f4699)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

irssi reports :

When receiving messages with invalid time stamps, Irssi would try to
dereference a NULL pointer.

While updating the internal nick list, Irssi may incorrectly use the
GHashTable interface and free the nick while updating it. This will
then result in use-after-free conditions on each access of the hash

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101330 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-10965

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