Upstream information

CVE-2017-9469 at MITRE

Description

In Irssi before 1.0.3, when receiving certain incorrectly quoted DCC files, it tries to find the terminating quote one byte before the allocated memory. Thus, remote attackers might be able to 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 entry: 1043052 [RESOLVED]

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