Fedora 11 : irssi-0.8.15-1.fc11 (2010-6618)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This release fixes two security issues: The first being that Irssi
didn't check hostname on SSL connections and the other being a hard to
exploit remote crash bug. For a complete listing of the changes and
bugfixes since 0.8.14, please have a look at the

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected irssi package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47442 (fedora_2010-6618.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35399


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