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irssi vulnerability

Description

It was discovered that irssi did not properly check the length of strings when processing WALLOPS messages. If a user connected to an IRC network where an attacker had IRC operator privileges, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service.


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Ubuntu 9.04 irssi 0.8.12-6ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 8.10 irssi 0.8.12-4ubuntu2.1
Ubuntu 8.04 irssi 0.8.12-3ubuntu3.1
Ubuntu 6.06 irssi 0.8.10-1ubuntu1.1

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