Debian DSA-4162-1 : irssi - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108774

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Irssi, a terminal-based IRC client which can result in denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the irssi packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.7-1~deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/irssi

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/irssi

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4162

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108774

File Name: debian_DSA-4162.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/2/2018

Updated: 11/13/2018

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

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:debian:debian_linux:irssi, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 4/1/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5205, CVE-2018-5206, CVE-2018-5207, CVE-2018-5208, CVE-2018-7050, CVE-2018-7051, CVE-2018-7052, CVE-2018-7053, CVE-2018-7054

DSA: 4162