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1473234: CVE-2017-10966 irssi: Use-after-free while updating the internal nick list

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An issue was discovered in Irssi before 1.0.4. While updating the internal nick list, Irssi could incorrectly use the GHashTable interface and free the nick while updating it. This would then result in use-after-free conditions on each access of the hash table.

Find out more about CVE-2017-10966 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 4.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 irssi Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 irssi Will not fix

External References

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