CVE-2002-0983

NameCVE-2002-0983
DescriptionIRC client irssi in irssi-text before 0.8.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an IRC channel that has a long topic followed by a certain string, possibly triggering a buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-157
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
irssi-textsource(unstable)0.8.5-2medium
irssi-textsourcewoody0.8.4-3.1mediumDSA-157

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