openSUSE Security Update : irssi (openSUSE-2017-668)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100713


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update to irssi 1.0.3 fixes the following vulnerabilities :

- CVE-2017-9469: irssi: dcc crash with incorrect quoting (bsc#1043052)

- CVE-2017-9468: irssi: dcc message crash without nick/host (bsc#1043051)


Update the affected irssi packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100713

File Name: openSUSE-2017-668.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/09

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:irssi, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:irssi-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:irssi-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:irssi-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9468, CVE-2017-9469