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Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:21:04 +0100
From: Ailin Nemui <>
Subject: Irssi 1.1.2: CVE-2019-5882

IRSSI-SA-2019-01 Irssi Security Advisory [1]


(a) Use after free when hidden lines were expired from the scroll
    buffer. (CWE-417, CWE-825)

    CVE-2019-5882 [2] was assigned to this issue.


May affect the stability of Irssi.

Affected versions

(a) Irssi 1.1.0 and later

Fixed in

Irssi 1.1.2

Recommended action

Upgrade to Irssi 1.1.2. Irssi 1.1.2 is a maintenance release in the 1.1
series, without any new features.

After installing the updated packages, one can issue the /upgrade
command to load the new binary. TLS connections will require /reconnect.

Mitigating facts

(a) If lines are never hidden (no usage of /window hidelevel), this bug
    will not trigger.



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