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Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2009 13:49:13 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
To: oss-security <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request (irssi)

Name: CVE-2009-1959
Status: Candidate
Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20090529 CVE Request (irssi)
Reference: URL:
Reference: MISC:
Reference: CONFIRM:
Reference: CONFIRM:

Off-by-one error in the event_wallops function in
fe-common/irc/fe-events.c in irssi 0.8.13 allows remote IRC servers to
cause a denial of service (crash) via an empty command, which triggers
a one-byte buffer under-read and a one-byte buffer underflow.

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