Executive Summary

Summary
TitleWeeChat: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
NameGLSA-202003-51First vendor Publication2020-03-25
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2020-03-25
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in WeeChat, the worst of which could allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.

Background

Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat (WeeChat) is a light and extensible console IRC client.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WeeChat. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker, by sending a specially crafted IRC message, could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All WeeChat users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/weechat-2.7.1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-8955 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8955
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-9759 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-9759
[ 3 ] CVE-2020-9760 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-9760

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-51

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-51.xml

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DateInformations
2020-03-25 17:18:58
  • First insertion