Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : irssi (MDVSA-2009:133-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 39429
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in irssi :
Off-by-one error in the event_wallops function in fe-common/irc/fe-events.c in irssi 0.8.13 allows remote IRC servers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an empty command, which triggers a one-byte buffer under-read and a one-byte buffer underflow (CVE-2009-1959).
This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers
SolutionUpdate the affected irssi, irssi-devel and / or irssi-perl packages.