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MDKSA-2003:117: irssi Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the irssi package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:117 (irssi).
A vulnerability in versions of irssi prior to 0.8.9 would allow a remote user to
crash another user's irssi client provided that the client was on a non-x86
architecture or if the 'gui print text' signal is being used by some script or
The updated packages provide 0.8.9 which corrects the problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:117
Threat Level: High
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