FreeBSD : weechat -- multiple vulnerabilities (81433129-2916-11e7-ad3e-00e04c1ea73d)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99646


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


Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures :

WeeChat before 1.7.1 allows a remote crash by sending a filename via DCC to the IRC plugin. This occurs in the irc_ctcp_dcc_filename_without_quotes function during quote removal, with a buffer overflow.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99646

File Name: freebsd_pkg_81433129291611e7ad3e00e04c1ea73d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/04/25

Modified: 2018/02/01

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:weechat, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8073