[USN-4119-1] Irssi vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Sep 3 16:09:40 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4119-1
September 03, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.04
Irssi could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it received
a specially crafted CAP request.
- irssi: terminal based IRC client
It was discovered that Irssi incorrectly handled certain CAP requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to restart Irssi to make
all the necessary changes.
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