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1410825: CVE-2017-5195 irssi: Out of bounds read in certain incomplete control codes

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Irssi 0.8.17 before 0.8.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via a crafted ANSI x8 color code.

Find out more about CVE-2017-5195 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 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 irssi Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 irssi Not affected

External References

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