FreeBSD : weechat -- multiple vulnerabilities (81433129-2916-11e7-ad3e-00e04c1ea73d)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures :

WeeChat before 1.7.1 allows a remote crash by sending a filename via
DCC to the IRC plugin. This occurs in the
irc_ctcp_dcc_filename_without_quotes function during quote removal,
with a buffer overflow.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99646 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8073

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