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CVE-2018-5206 Detail

Current Description

When the channel topic is set without specifying a sender, Irssi before 1.0.6 may dereference a NULL pointer.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://irssi.org/security/irssi_sa_2018_01.txt Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4162 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:irssi:irssi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
1.0.6

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5206
NVD Published Date:
01/06/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/12/2019