Upstream information

CVE-2017-9468 at MITRE

Description

In Irssi before 1.0.3, when receiving a DCC message without source nick/host, it attempts to dereference a NULL pointer. Thus, remote IRC servers can cause a crash.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1043051 [RESOLVED], 1064540 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • irssi >= 1.0.3-14.7.1
  • irssi-debuginfo >= 1.0.3-14.7.1
  • irssi-debugsource >= 1.0.3-14.7.1
  • irssi-devel >= 1.0.3-14.7.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-668
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • irssi >= 1.0.4-15.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA irssi