Debian: DSA-2598-1: weechat security update

    Date05 Jan 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two security issues have been discovered in Weechat a, fast, light and extensible chat client: CVE-2011-1428
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2598-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 05, 2013                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : weechat
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-1428 CVE-2012-5534
    
    Two security issues have been discovered in Weechat a, fast, light and 
    extensible chat client:
    
    CVE-2011-1428
    
       X.509 certificates were incorrectly validated.
    
    CVE-2012-5534
    
       The hook_process function in the plugin API allowed the execution
       of arbitrary shell commands.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.3.2-1+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.3.8-1+deb7u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.3.9.2-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your weechat packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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