CVE-2016-7045

NameCVE-2016-7045
DescriptionThe format_send_to_gui function in the format parsing code in Irssi before 0.8.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap corruption and crash) via vectors involving the length of a string.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3672-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
irssi (PTS)wheezy0.8.15-5fixed
wheezy (security)0.8.15-5+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie0.8.17-1+deb8u4fixed
stretch1.0.2-1+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)1.0.2-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.0.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
irssisource(unstable)0.8.20-1medium
irssisourcejessie0.8.17-1+deb8u1mediumDSA-3672-1
irssisourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - irssi <not-affected> (Introduced in 0.8.17-beta)
http://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2016.txt

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