Bug 1510956 (CVE-2017-15722) - CVE-2017-15722 irssi: Out-of-bounds access while verifying that a Safe channel ID is long enough
Summary: CVE-2017-15722 irssi: Out-of-bounds access while verifying that a Safe channe...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-15722
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1510963
Blocks: 1510960
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Reported: 2017-11-08 13:28 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-17 01:15 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: irssi 1.0.5
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Last Closed: 2018-01-10 17:02:14 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-11-08 13:28:59 UTC
In certain cases, Irssi before 1.0.5 may fail to verify that a Safe channel ID is long enough, causing reads beyond the end of the string. This may result in a remote denial of service.

External References:

https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2017_10.txt

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-11-08 13:32:51 UTC
Created irssi tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1510963]

Comment 3 Stefan Cornelius 2018-01-10 17:02:37 UTC
Statement:

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate 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/.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Extended Life Cycle phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.


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