openSUSE Security Update : irssi (openSUSE-SU-2010:0183-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

irssi did not check the identity information of a remote hosts's
certificate. Attackers could exploit that for a man-in-the-middle
attack (CVE-2010-1155).

irssi could crash if someone changed nick while the victim was leaving
the channel (CVE-2010-1156).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected irssi packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46188 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1155

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