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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702598
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2598-1 (weechat - several vulnerabilities)
Summary:Two security issues have been discovered in WeeChat, a fast, light and;extensible chat client:;;CVE-2011-1428;X.509 certificates were incorrectly validated.;;CVE-2012-5534;The hook_process function in the plugin API allowed the execution;of arbitrary shell commands.
Description:Summary:
Two security issues have been discovered in WeeChat, a fast, light and
extensible chat client:

CVE-2011-1428
X.509 certificates were incorrectly validated.

CVE-2012-5534
The hook_process function in the plugin API allowed the execution
of arbitrary shell commands.

Affected Software/OS:
weechat on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.3.2-1+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.3.8-1+deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.3.9.2-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your weechat packages.

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1428
BugTraq ID: 46612
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46612
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2011-02/0671.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/43543
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5534
BugTraq ID: 56584
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56584
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-November/093260.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-November/093495.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-November/093516.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:136
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/19/4
http://secunia.com/advisories/51294
http://secunia.com/advisories/51377
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1580 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00087.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0150 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00018.html
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