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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-40516

WeeChat before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted WebSocket frame that trigger an out-of-bounds read in plugins/relay/relay-websocket.c in the Relay plugin.
Publish Date : 2021-09-05 Last Update Date : 2021-10-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-40516

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Weechat Weechat * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Weechat Weechat 1

- References For CVE-2021-40516

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/09/msg00018.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20210930 [SECURITY] [DLA 2770-1] weechat security update
https://github.com/weechat/weechat/commit/8b1331f98de1714bae15a9ca2e2b393ba49d735b
https://weechat.org/doc/security/

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-40516

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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