USN-3862-1: Irssi vulnerability
17 January 2019
Irssi could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted input.
- irssi - terminal based IRC client
It was discovered that Irssi incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service
or to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart Irssi to make all the necessary changes.