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CVE-2017-10966 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Irssi before 1.0.4. While updating the internal nick list, Irssi could incorrectly use the GHashTable interface and free the nick while updating it. This would then result in use-after-free conditions on each access of the hash table.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/07/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/irssi/irssi/commit/5e26325317c72a04c1610ad952974e206384d291 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2017_07.txt Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4016

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:irssi:irssi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.0.3

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-10966
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/04/2017