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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1959: irssi: Execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1959: irssi: Execution of arbitrary code

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/07/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Off-by-one error in the event_wallops function in fe-common/irc/fe-events.c in irssi 0.8.13 allows remote IRC servers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an empty command, which triggers a one-byte buffer under-read and a one-byte buffer underflow.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-irc-irssi

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