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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 121087

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Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2019_01.txt

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=234798

http://www.nessus.org/u?5a441f99

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 121087

File Name: freebsd_pkg_d38bbb7914f311e99ce228d244aee256.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 1/11/2019

Updated: 2/26/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: 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: 1/10/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/9/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5882