CVE-2017-9468

NameCVE-2017-9468
DescriptionIn Irssi before 1.0.3, when receiving a DCC message without source nick/host, it attempts to dereference a NULL pointer. Thus, remote IRC servers can cause a crash.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3885-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs864400

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
irssi (PTS)wheezy0.8.15-5vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.8.15-5+deb7u1vulnerable
jessie0.8.17-1+deb8u3vulnerable
jessie (security)0.8.17-1+deb8u4fixed
stretch1.0.2-1vulnerable
stretch (security)1.0.2-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.0.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
irssisource(unstable)1.0.3-1medium864400
irssisourcejessie0.8.17-1+deb8u4mediumDSA-3885-1
irssisourcestretch1.0.2-1+deb9u1mediumDSA-3885-1

Notes

https://github.com/irssi/irssi/commit/528f51bfbe5c65c5b24546faa244009dd5b3c586
https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2017_06.txt

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