Upstream information

CVE-2018-5206 at MITRE

Description

When the channel topic is set without specifying a sender, Irssi before 1.0.6 may dereference a NULL pointer.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1074958 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
  • irssi >= 1.0.6-36.1
  • irssi-debuginfo >= 1.0.6-36.1
  • irssi-debugsource >= 1.0.6-36.1
  • irssi-devel >= 1.0.6-36.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-18
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • irssi >= 1.0.6-14.18.1
  • irssi-debuginfo >= 1.0.6-14.18.1
  • irssi-debugsource >= 1.0.6-14.18.1
  • irssi-devel >= 1.0.6-14.18.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-18
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • irssi >= 1.0.6-21.1
  • irssi-debuginfo >= 1.0.6-21.1
  • irssi-debugsource >= 1.0.6-21.1
  • irssi-devel >= 1.0.6-21.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-18