A null pointer dereference vulnerability was found in irssi.
Created irssi tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1410829]
Affects: epel-5 [bug 1410830]
* A rogue IRC server is required to be able to crash irssi via this vulnerability. An attacker would need to either gain control of a IRC server, or trick the user into connecting a rogue IRC server => Lowering the severity due to access complexity.
* From the upstream patch, only the part concerning src/irc/core/irc-queries.c file refers to this vulnerability.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.