CVE-2017-10966

NameCVE-2017-10966
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Irssi before 1.0.4. While updating the internal nick list, Irssi could incorrectly use the GHashTable interface and free the nick while updating it. This would then result in use-after-free conditions on each access of the hash table.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1089-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs867598

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
irssi (PTS)jessie (security), jessie0.8.17-1+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.0.7-1~deb9u1fixed
buster1.2.0-2fixed
bullseye, sid1.2.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
irssisource(unstable)1.0.4-1low867598
irssisourcejessie0.8.17-1+deb8u5
irssisourcestretch1.0.2-1+deb9u2
irssisourcewheezy0.8.15-5+deb7u3DLA-1089-1

Notes

https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2017_07.txt
https://github.com/irssi/irssi/commit/5e26325317c72a04c1610ad952974e206384d291

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