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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-14727: weechat crash in logger plugin when converting date/time specifiers in file mask

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-14727: weechat crash in logger plugin when converting date/time specifiers in file mask

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2017
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

logger.c in the logger plugin in WeeChat before 1.9.1 allows a crash via strftime date/time specifiers, because a buffer is not initialized.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-weechat

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