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openSUSE-SU-2010:0183-1 (moderate): irssi security update
  • From: opensuse-security@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 15:08:14 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <20100429130814.4A536BE13@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
openSUSE Security Update: irssi security update

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2010:0183-1
Rating: moderate
References: #596005
Cross-References: CVE-2010-1155 CVE-2010-1156
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.2
openSUSE 11.1
openSUSE 11.0

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


irssi did not check the identity information of a remote
hosts's certificate. Attackers could exploit that for a
man-in-the-middle attack (CVE-2010-1155).

irssi could crash if someone changed nick while the victim
was leaving the channel (CVE-2010-1156).

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.2:

zypper in -t patch irssi-2368

- openSUSE 11.1:

zypper in -t patch irssi-2368

- openSUSE 11.0:

zypper in -t patch irssi-2368

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE 11.2 (i586 src x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.2 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.1 (i586 ppc src x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.1 (i586 ppc x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.0 (i586 ppc src x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.0 (i586 ppc x86_64):



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