An issue was discovered in Irssi before 1.0.4. While updating the internal nick list, Irssi could incorrectly use the GHashTable interface and free the nick while updating it. This would then result in use-after-free conditions on each access of the hash table.
Published 2017-07-07 14:29:00
Updated 2017-11-05 01:29:00
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-10966

0.32%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 66 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-10966

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-10966

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-10966

Products affected by CVE-2017-10966

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