Vulnerability CVE-2018-5208


Published: 2018-01-06   Modified: 2018-01-08

Description:
In Irssi before 1.0.6, a calculation error in the completion code could cause a heap buffer overflow when completing certain strings.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Irssi -> Irssi 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2018_01.txt
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4162

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