Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1111-1 weechat -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 876553.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14727.
- More information:
It was discovered that WeeChat's logger plugin is vulnerable to an invalid buffer read which can be exploited remotely to trigger an application crash or other undefined behaviour.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.3.8-1+deb7u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your weechat packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS