Debian Security Advisory DSA 157-1 (irssi-text)

2008-01-17T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:53728
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
Modified 2017-07-07T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is missing an update to irssi-text announced via advisory DSA 157-1.

                                        
                                            # OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: deb_157_1.nasl 6616 2017-07-07 12:10:49Z cfischer $
# Description: Auto-generated from advisory DSA 157-1
#
# Authors:
# Thomas Reinke <reinke@securityspace.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
# Text descriptions are largerly excerpted from the referenced
# advisory, and are Copyright (c) the respective author(s)
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2,
# as published by the Free Software Foundation
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
#

include("revisions-lib.inc");
tag_insight = "The IRC client irssi is vulnerable to a denial of service condition.
The problem occurs when a user attempts to join a channel that has an
overly long topic description.  When a certain string is appended to
the topic, irssi will crash.

This problem has been fixed in version 0.8.4-3.1 for the current
stable stable distribution (woody) and in version 0.8.5-2 for the
unstable distribution (sid).  The old stable distribution (potato) is
not affected, since the corresponding portions of code are not
present.  The same applies to irssi-gnome and irssi-gtk, which don't
seem to be affected as well.

We recommend that you upgrade your irssi-text package.";
tag_summary = "The remote host is missing an update to irssi-text
announced via advisory DSA 157-1.";

tag_solution = "https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20157-1";

if(description)
{
 script_id(53728);
 script_version("$Revision: 6616 $");
 script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-07-07 14:10:49 +0200 (Fri, 07 Jul 2017) $");
 script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2008-01-17 22:24:46 +0100 (Thu, 17 Jan 2008)");
 script_cve_id("CVE-2002-0983");
 script_bugtraq_id(5055);
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
 script_name("Debian Security Advisory DSA 157-1 (irssi-text)");



 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

 script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com");
 script_family("Debian Local Security Checks");
 script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
 script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/debian_linux", "ssh/login/packages");
 script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
 script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
 script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
 script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
 script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
 exit(0);
}

#
# The script code starts here
#

include("pkg-lib-deb.inc");

res = "";
report = "";
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"irssi-text", ver:"0.8.4-3.1", rls:"DEB3.0")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}

if (report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
} else if (__pkg_match) {
    exit(99); # Not vulnerable.
}