CVE-2017-8073

NameCVE-2017-8073
DescriptionWeeChat before 1.7.1 allows a remote crash by sending a filename via DCC to the IRC plugin. This occurs in the irc_ctcp_dcc_filename_without_quotes function during quote removal, with 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)
ReferencesDLA-919-1, DSA-3836-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs861121

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
weechat (PTS)wheezy0.3.8-1+deb7u1vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.3.8-1+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.0.1-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch1.6-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.9.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
weechatsource(unstable)1.7-3medium861121
weechatsourcejessie1.0.1-1+deb8u1mediumDSA-3836-1
weechatsourcestretch1.6-1+deb9u1medium
weechatsourcewheezy0.3.8-1+deb7u2mediumDLA-919-1

Notes

https://github.com/weechat/weechat/commit/2fb346f25f79e412cf0ed314fdf791763c19b70b

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