|Description||An issue was discovered in Irssi before 1.0.7 and 1.1.x before 1.1.1. There is a use-after-free when a server is disconnected during netsplits. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2017-7191.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||high (attack range: remote)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|irssi (PTS)||jessie (security), jessie||0.8.17-1+deb8u5||fixed|
|stretch (security), stretch||1.0.7-1~deb9u1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
[jessie] - irssi <not-affected> (Vulnerable netsplit code introduced in 1.0.0)
[wheezy] - irssi <not-affected> (Vulnerable netsplit code introduced in 1.0.0)
Some netsplit related changes as introduced in 1.0.0 were reverted:
But the CVE is specifically for the use-after-free issue.