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Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201703-17
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Severity: High
Date    : 2017-03-21
CVE-ID  : CVE-2017-7191
Package : irssi
Type    : arbitrary code execution
Remote  : Yes
Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-224

Summary
======
The package irssi before version 1.0.2-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary
code execution.

Resolution
=========
Upgrade to 1.0.2-1.

# pacman -Syu "irssi>=1.0.2-1"

The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.0.2.

Workaround
=========
None.

Description
==========
A use after free vulnerability has been discovered in irssi < 1.0.2
while producing a list of netjoins that can result in arbitrary code
execution.

Impact
=====
A malicious attacker is able to crash the irssi process or execute
arbitrary code on the host by forcing a server disconnection during a
netsplit.

References
=========
https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2017_03.txt
https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2017-7191

ArchLinux: 201703-17: irssi: arbitrary code execution

March 21, 2017

Summary

A use after free vulnerability has been discovered in irssi < 1.0.2 while producing a list of netjoins that can result in arbitrary code execution.

Resolution

Upgrade to 1.0.2-1. # pacman -Syu "irssi>=1.0.2-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.0.2.

References

https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2017_03.txt https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2017-7191

Severity
Package : irssi
Type : arbitrary code execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-224

Workaround

None.

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