Bug 1473232 - (CVE-2017-10965) CVE-2017-10965 irssi: NULL pointer dereference when receiving messages with invalid time stamps
CVE-2017-10965 irssi: NULL pointer dereference when receiving messages with i...
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1473235
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Reported: 2017-07-20 05:33 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-07-24 03:39 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: irssi 1.0.4
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Last Closed: 2017-07-24 03:39:17 EDT
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-07-20 05:33:55 EDT
An issue was discovered in Irssi. When receiving messages with invalid time stamps, Irssi would try to dereference a NULL pointer.

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Comment 1 Cedric Buissart 2017-07-24 03:38:19 EDT
Lowering severity based on the fact that the specially crafted message has to be sent by the IRC server.

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