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<glsa id="200904-04">
<title>WeeChat: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
A processing error in WeeChat might lead to a Denial of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">weechat</product>
<announced>April 04, 2009</announced>
<revised>April 04, 2009: 01</revised>
<bug>262997</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-irc/weechat" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.2.6.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.2.6.1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat (WeeChat) is a light and extensible
console IRC client.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Sebastien Helleu reported an array out-of-bounds error in the colored
message handling.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted PRIVMSG command,
possibly leading to a Denial of Service (application crash).
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All WeeChat users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-irc/weechat-0.2.6.1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0661">CVE-2009-0661</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 04 Apr 2009 15:10:01 +0000">
a3li
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 04 Apr 2009 15:21:46 +0000">
a3li
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 04 Apr 2009 17:18:54 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
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