CVE-2018-7051

NameCVE-2018-7051
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Irssi before 1.0.7 and 1.1.x before 1.1.1. Certain nick names could result in out-of-bounds access when printing theme strings.
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-1318-1, DSA-4162-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs890677

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
irssi (PTS)jessie (security), jessie0.8.17-1+deb8u5vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch1.0.7-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.1.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
irssisource(unstable)1.0.7-1medium890677
irssisourcestretch1.0.7-1~deb9u1mediumDSA-4162-1
irssisourcewheezy0.8.15-5+deb7u6mediumDLA-1318-1

Notes

[jessie] - irssi <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2018_02.txt
Fixed by: https://github.com/irssi/irssi/commit/e32e9d63c67ab95ef0576154680a6c52334b97af

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