FreeBSD : irssi -- remote DoS (165e8951-4be0-11e7-a539-0050569f7e80)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100674
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionJoseph Bisch reports :
When receiving a DCC message without source nick/host, Irssi would attempt to dereference a NULL pointer.
When receiving certain incorrectly quoted DCC files, Irssi would try to find the terminating quote one byte before the allocated memory.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.