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FreeBSD: VID-795CCEE1-C7ED-11E7-AD7D-001E2A3F778D (CVE-2017-15923): konversation -- crash in IRC message parsing

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FreeBSD: VID-795CCEE1-C7ED-11E7-AD7D-001E2A3F778D (CVE-2017-15923): konversation -- crash in IRC message parsing

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/27/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/13/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Konversation 1.4.x, 1.5.x, 1.6.x, and 1.7.x before 1.7.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors related to parsing of IRC color formatting codes.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-konversation

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