FreeBSD : irssi -- Use after free (d38bbb79-14f3-11e9-9ce2-28d244aee256)

High Nessus Plugin ID 121087

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VPR Score: 6.7


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


Irssi reports :

Use after free when hidden lines were expired from the scroll buffer.
It may affect the stability of Irssi. (CWE-417, CWE-825)


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121087

File Name: freebsd_pkg_d38bbb7914f311e99ce228d244aee256.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2019/01/11

Updated: 2020/02/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:irssi, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/01/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5882