Arch Linux update for irssi

Published: 2019-01-13 12:57:26 | Updated: 2019-01-13
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-5882
CVSSv3 4.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-416
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Arch Linux
Vulnerable software versions Arch Linux -
Vendor URL Arch Linux

Security Advisory

1) Use-after-free

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to conduct DoS attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when hidden lines are expired from the scroll buffer. A remote attacker can trigger memory corruption and cause the service to crash.

Remediation

Update the affected package irssi to version 1.1.2-1.

External links

https://security.archlinux.org/advisory/ASA-201901-8

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