CVE-2017-8073

Source
Severity High
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
Description
WeeChat before 1.7.1 allows a remote crash by sending a filename via DCC to the IRC plugin. This occurs in the irc_ctcp_dcc_filename_without_quotes function during quote removal, which results in a buffer overflow.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-253 weechat 1.7-2 1.7.1-1 High Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
23 Apr 2017 ASA-201704-7 AVG-253 weechat High denial of service
References
https://weechat.org/download/security/
https://github.com/weechat/weechat/commit/2fb346f25f79e412cf0ed314fdf791763c19b70b