Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1217-1 irssi -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
23 Dec 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 879521.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5193, CVE-2017-5194, CVE-2017-5356, CVE-2017-15227, CVE-2017-15228, CVE-2017-15721, CVE-2017-15722.
More information:

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Irssi, a terminal based IRC client, which may lead to denial of service or other unspecified impact.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.15-5+deb7u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your irssi packages.

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