OpenSUSE Linux update for irssi

Published: 2019-01-14 09:33:57 | Updated: 2019-01-14
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 Irssi
Vulnerable software versions Irssi 1.1.1
Irssi 1.1.0
Vendor URL Irssi.org

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 packages.

External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-01/msg00015.html

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