CVE-2017-8073

Metadata

medium
5.0
weechat
CVE-2017-8073
cve.mitre.org, github.com, weechat.org, weechat.org, bugs.debian.org
2017-04-23
2017-06-16 19:22
v3.5/main/weechat-1.6.0-r1
v3.6/main/weechat-1.7.1-r0
v3.4/main/weechat-1.5-r2
CVE-2017-8073 weechat
2017-04-29 01:03
2017-04-27 20:03

Description

WeeChat before 1.7.1 allows a remote crash by sending a filename via DCC to the IRC plugin. This occurs in the irc_ctcp_dcc_filename_without_quotes function during quote removal, with a buffer overflow.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
devel weechat 1.7-3
trusty weechat 0.4.2-3ubuntu0.1
upstream weechat 1.7-3
xenial weechat 1.4-2ubuntu0.1
yakkety weechat 1.5-1ubuntu0.1
zesty weechat 1.7-2ubuntu0.1

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise weechat ignored
vivid/stable-phone-overlay weechat DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core weechat DNE