Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 490709
CVE-2009-0661 WeeChat: DoS (crash) when receiving special characters in IRC messages
Last modified: 2010-05-31 10:15:44 EDT
A denial of service flaw was found in the WeeChat IRC client. A remote attacker
could use this flaw to cause the WeeChat client crash, via special
characters sent in a IRC message.
Please upgrade to latest upstream release 0.2.6.1.
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2009-0661 to
the following vulnerability:
Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat (WeeChat) 0.2.6 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted IRC
message that contains unspecified "special chars."
I am about to push the update
weechat-0.2.6.1-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
weechat-0.2.6.1-1.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
weechat-0.2.6.1-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
weechat-0.2.6.1-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.