Bug 1414689 (CVE-2016-2087, CVE-2016-2233) - CVE-2016-2087 CVE-2016-2233 hexchat: Multiple vulnerabilities
Summary: CVE-2016-2087 CVE-2016-2233 hexchat: Multiple vulnerabilities
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2016-2087, CVE-2016-2233
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1414690
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Reported: 2017-01-19 09:14 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:04 UTC (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-01-19 09:14:54 UTC
Two vulnerabilities were found in hexchat 2.11.0 and before.

CVE-2016-2087:

Directory traversal vulnerability in the client in HexChat 2.11.0 allows remote IRC servers to read or modify arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the server name.

CVE-2016-2233:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the inbound_cap_ls function in common/inbound.c in HexChat 2.10.2 allows remote IRC servers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large number of options in a CAP LS message.

References:

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39657/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39656/

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-01-19 09:15:16 UTC
Created hexchat tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1414690]


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