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Debian: Security update for Weechat

Two security issues have been discovered in Weechat a, fast, light and extensible chat client. X.509 certificates were incorrectly validated. The hook_process function in the plugin API allowed the execution of arbitrary shell commands.

Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2598-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 05, 2013                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : weechat
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-1428 CVE-2012-5534

Two security issues have been discovered in Weechat a, fast, light and 
extensible chat client:

CVE-2011-1428

  X.509 certificates were incorrectly validated.

CVE-2012-5534

  The hook_process function in the plugin API allowed the execution
  of arbitrary shell commands.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.3.2-1+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.3.8-1+deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.3.9.2-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your weechat packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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