Irssi Denial of Service and SSL Hostname Verification Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

2010.04.19
Credit: vendor
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes

Not sure if everyone has seen this yet: http://irssi.org/ "This release fixes two security issues: The first being that Irssi didn't check hostname on SSL connections and the other being a hard to exploit remote crash bug." Some further information can be found in the ChangeLog: http://irssi.org/news/ChangeLog

Referencje:

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0856
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/57791
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-929-1
http://svn.irssi.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/irssi/trunk/src/core/nicklist.c?root=irssi&r1=4922&r2=5126
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023845
http://secunia.com/advisories/39365
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127119240204394&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127115784314970&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127111071631857&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127110132019166&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127098845125270&w=2
http://irssi.org/news/ChangeLog
http://irssi.org/news


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