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DoS on irssi 0.8.4
From: Ripe <ripe () 7a69ezine org>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 06:07:58 +0200
* DoS on irssi 0.8.4 (current version) *
1. Aplication description:
Irssi is a modular IRC client for UNIX systems. It runs on text
mode user interface, or on graphic mode user using GTK+. You can
donwload irssi (and get more information about it) from official
2. Problem description:
The current version 0.8.4 has a little problem, that can crash
it. A DoS is produced when join to chanel that contains a long topic
with "\x1b\x5b\x30\x6d\x0d\x0a" at the end, or when youre on a chanel
and someone change topic to it.
Irssi developers has been warned, and 0.8.5 will be released early.
- DoS on irssi 0.8.4 Ripe (Jun 19)