Bug 1532622 (CVE-2018-5208) - CVE-2018-5208 irssi: heap buffer overflow due to calculation error in the completion code
Summary: CVE-2018-5208 irssi: heap buffer overflow due to calculation error in the com...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2018-5208
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1532625 1532629
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-01-09 13:13 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2021-02-17 01:00 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: irssi 1.0.6
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:36:37 UTC
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Description Adam Mariš 2018-01-09 13:13:46 UTC
A calculation error in the completion code could cause a heap buffer overflow when completing certain strings.

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2018-01-09 13:14:33 UTC
External References:

https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2018_01.txt

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2018-01-09 13:17:41 UTC
Created irssi tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1532625]


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