FreeBSD : irssi -- heap corruption and missing boundary checks (e78261e4-803d-11e6-a590-14dae9d210b8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Irssi reports :

Remote crash and heap corruption. Remote code execution seems
difficult since only Nuls are written.

See also :

https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2016.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?fc483b98

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93640 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7044
CVE-2016-7045

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