openSUSE Security Update : irssi (openSUSE-2017-67)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

irssi was updated to fix four vulnerabilities that could result in
denial of service (remote crash) when connecting to malicious servers
or receiving specially crafted data. (boo#1018357)

- CVE-2017-5193: NULL pointer dereference in the nickcmp
function

- CVE-2017-5194: out of bounds read in certain incomplete
control codes

- CVE-2017-5195: out of bounds read in certain incomplete
character sequences

- CVE-2017-5196: Correct an error when receiving invalid
nick message

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1018357

Solution :

Update the affected irssi packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96385 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5193
CVE-2017-5194
CVE-2017-5195
CVE-2017-5196

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