FreeBSD : Irssi -- multiple vulnerabilities (3d6be69b-d365-11e6-a071-001e67f15f5a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96322


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


Irssi reports :

Five vulnerabilities have been located in Irssi

- A NULL pointer dereference in the nickcmp function found by Joseph Bisch. (CWE-690)

- Use after free when receiving invalid nick message (Issue #466, CWE-146)

- Out of bounds read in certain incomplete control codes found by Joseph Bisch. (CWE-126)

- Out of bounds read in certain incomplete character sequences found by Hanno Bock and independently by J. Bisch. (CWE-126)

- Out of bounds read when Printing the value '%['. Found by Hanno Bock. (CWE-126)

These issues may result in denial of service (remote crash).


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96322

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3d6be69bd36511e6a071001e67f15f5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/06

Modified: 2017/03/13

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, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5193, CVE-2017-5194, CVE-2017-5195, CVE-2017-5196, CVE-2017-5356