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Ubuntu: USN-3184-1 (CVE-2016-7553): Irssi vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3184-1 (CVE-2016-7553): Irssi vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The buf.pl script before 2.20 in Irssi before 0.8.20 uses weak permissions for the scrollbuffer dump file created between upgrades, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from private chat conversations by reading the file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-irssi

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