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CVE-2020-8955 Detail

Current Description

irc_mode_channel_update in plugins/irc/irc-mode.c in WeeChat through 2.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed IRC message 324 (channel mode).

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:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-02/msg00032.html
https://github.com/weechat/weechat/commit/6f4f147d8e86adf9ad34a8ffd7e7f1f23a7e74da Patch
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/03/msg00031.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/4ASRTCQFFDAAK347URWNDH6NSED2BGNY/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ER23GT23US5JXDLUZAMGMWXKZ74MI4S2/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/M3LAJTLI3LWZRNCFYJ7PCBBTHUMCCBHH/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-51
https://weechat.org/doc/security/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:weechat:weechat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
0.3.8
Up to (including)
2.7


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-8955
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/27/2020