openSUSE Security Update : weechat (openSUSE-2017-536)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for weechat fixes one security issues :

- CVE-2017-8073: WeeChat allowed 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 (bsc#1036467).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1036467

Solution :

Update the affected weechat 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: 99958 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8073

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