Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : irssi (SSA:2018-008-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 105656

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New irssi packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and
-current to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected irssi package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?809c3628

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105656

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2018-008-01.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 1/9/2018

Updated: 1/26/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:irssi, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 1/8/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5205, CVE-2018-5206, CVE-2018-5207, CVE-2018-5208

SSA: 2018-008-01