Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in irssi, the worst of which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||net-irc/irssi on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.8.21|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.8.21|
irssi is a modular textUI IRC client with IPv6 support.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in irssi. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All irssi users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/irssi-0.8.21"
January 19, 2017
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