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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.843030
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for irssi USN-3184-1
Summary:Check the version of irssi
Description:Summary:
Check the version of irssi

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that the Irssi buf.pl script set incorrect permissions. A
local attacker could use this issue to retrieve another user's window
contents. (CVE-2016-7553)

Joseph Bisch discovered that Irssi incorrectly handled comparing nicks. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause Irssi to crash, resulting in
a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-5193)

It was discovered that Irssi incorrectly handled invalid nick messages. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause Irssi to crash, resulting in
a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-5194)

Joseph Bisch discovered that Irssi incorrectly handled certain incomplete
control codes. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Irssi to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10.
(CVE-2017-5195)

Hanno Bö ck and Joseph Bisch discovered that Irssi incorrectly handled
certain incomplete character sequences. A remote attacker could use this
issue to cause Irssi to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2017-5196)

Hanno Bö ck discovered that Irssi incorrectly handled certain format
strings. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Irssi to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-5356)

Affected Software/OS:
irssi on Ubuntu 16.10 ,
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ,
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ,
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
10.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-7553
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-5193
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-5194
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-5195
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-5196
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-5356
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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