IRSSI-SA-2019-08 Irssi Security Advisory [1]

CVE-2019-15717

Description

  1. Use after free when receiving duplicate CAP found by Joseph Bisch. (CWE-416)

    CVE-2019-15717 [2] was assigned to this issue.

Impact

May affect the stability of Irssi.

Affected versions

  1. Irssi 1.2.0 and later

Fixed in

Irssi 1.2.2

Upgrade to Irssi 1.2.2. 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

Most servers do not send duplicate CAP

References