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CVE-2012-5854 at MITRE

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in WeeChat 0.3.6 through 0.3.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted IRC colors that are not properly decoded.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entry: 789146

SUSE Security Advisories:

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