FreeBSD : weechat -- Crash or freeze when decoding IRC colors in strings (e02c572f-2af0-11e2-bb44-003067b2972c)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Sebastien Helleu reports :

A buffer overflow is causing a crash or freeze of WeeChat when
decoding IRC colors in strings.

Workaround for a non-patched version : /set

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62887 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5854

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