IRSSI-SA-2019-06 Irssi Security Advisory [1]



  1. Use after free when sending SASL login to the server found by ilbelkyr. (CWE-416, CWE-825)

    CVE-2019-13045 [2] was assigned to this issue.


May affect the stability of Irssi. SASL logins may fail, especially during (manual and automated) reconnect.

Affected versions

  1. Irssi 0.8.18 and later

Fixed in

Irssi 1.0.8, 1.1.3, 1.2.1

Upgrade to the latest Irssi. We've published maintenance releases, without any new features.

After installing the updated packages, one can issue the /upgrade command to load the new binary. TLS connections will require /reconnect.

Mitigating facts

Users who have not configured SASL, are not affected by this issue.