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CVE-2016-7553 Detail

Current Description

The buf.pl script before 2.20 in Irssi before 0.8.20 uses weak permissions for the scrollbuffer dump file created between upgrades, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from private chat conversations by reading the file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/24/1 Mailing List Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/26/4 Mailing List Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93155 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/irssi/scripts.irssi.org/commit/f1b1eb154baa684fad5d65bf4dff79c8ded8b65a Patch
https://irssi.org/security/buf_pl_sa_2016.txt Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/7OM3WHWQ7RIAOZSOZZUM4CUYGKSIAGJJ/ Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-275 Permission Issues NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:irssi:buf.pl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.13


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7553
NVD Published Date:
02/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/15/2017