Bug 1546272 (CVE-2018-7052) - CVE-2018-7052 irssi: Denial of Service (DoS) due to a NULL pointer dereference
Summary: CVE-2018-7052 irssi: Denial of Service (DoS) due to a NULL pointer dereference
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2018-7052
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1546317 1563322 1563325 1563326
Blocks: 1546283
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-02-16 19:14 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:32 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: irssi 1.0.7, irssi 1.1.1
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A crash due to a NULL pointer dereference was found in Irssi when non-default configuration is used and the number of windows exceeds the available space.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:40:11 UTC


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Description Laura Pardo 2018-02-16 19:14:37 UTC
An issue was discovered in Irssi. When the number of windows exceeds the
available space, a crash due to a NULL pointer dereference in cmd_window_show
function of fe-text/mainwindows.c file could occur with non-default
configurations.

Upstream commit:
https://github.com/irssi/irssi/commit/d3dc9a1307adc40425bf162f1f867a39e535f501

Upstream patch:
https://github.com/irssi/irssi/commit/5b5bfef03596d95079c728f65f523570dd7b03aa

References:
https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2018_02.txt

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-02-16 20:12:14 UTC
Created irssi tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1546317]


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