CVE-2017-15721

Published: 22 October 2017

In Irssi before 1.0.5, certain incorrectly formatted DCC CTCP messages could cause a NULL pointer dereference. This is a separate, but similar, issue relative to CVE-2017-9468.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
irssi
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (0.8.19-1ubuntu1.5)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [0.8.15-5ubuntu3.3])
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/irssi/irssi/commit/43e44d553d44e313003cee87e6ea5e24d68b84a1