FreeBSD : WeeChat -- Multiple vulnerabilities (8e3f1812-54d9-11ea-8d49-d4c9ef517024)

High Nessus Plugin ID 133894

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VPR Score: 5.9


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


The WeeChat project reports :

Buffer overflow when receiving a malformed IRC message 324 (channel mode). (CVE-2020-8955)

Buffer overflow when a new IRC message 005 is received with longer nick prefixes.

Crash when receiving a malformed IRC message 352 (WHO).


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133894

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8e3f181254d911ea8d49d4c9ef517024.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2020/02/24

Updated: 2020/02/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

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:weechat, 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: 2020/02/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8955