Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : irssi (MDKSA-2003:117)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14099
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability in versions of irssi prior to 0.8.9 would allow a remote user to crash another user's irssi client provided that the client was on a non-x86 architecture or if the 'gui print text' signal is being used by some script or plugin.
The updated packages provide 0.8.9 which corrects the problem.
SolutionUpdate the affected irssi and / or irssi-devel packages.