Fedora 18 : weechat-0.3.8-3.fc18 (2012-17950)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62915


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix buffer overflow when parsing IRC colors.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected weechat package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62915

File Name: fedora_2012-17950.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/11/14

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:weechat, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5854

BID: 56482

FEDORA: 2012-17950