FreeBSD : irssi -- heap corruption and missing boundary checks (e78261e4-803d-11e6-a590-14dae9d210b8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93640


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Irssi reports :

Remote crash and heap corruption. Remote code execution seems difficult since only Nuls are written.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93640

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e78261e4803d11e6a59014dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/09/22

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:irssi, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:zh-irssi, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/09/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7044, CVE-2016-7045