openSUSE Security Update : irssi (openSUSE-2017-352)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update to irssi 1.0.2 fixes security issues and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

boo#1029020: Use after free while producing list of netjoins

The following non-security changes are included :

- Fix in command arg parser to detect missing arguments in
tail place

- Fix regression that broke incoming DCC file transfers

- Fix issue with escaping \ in evaluated strings

- improve UTF8 support in GRegex

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1029020

Solution :

Update the affected irssi packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97816 ()

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