irssi (SSA:2019-011-01) Security Update for Slackware
Posted on: 01/12/2019 08:42 AM

New irssi packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues

irssi (SSA:2019-011-01) Security Update for Slackware

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/irssi-1.1.2-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
This update addresses bugs including security and stability issues:
A NULL pointer dereference occurs for an "empty" nick.
Certain nick names could result in out-of-bounds access when printing
theme strings.
Crash due to a NULL pointer dereference w hen the number of windows
exceeds the available space.
Use-after-free when SASL messages are received in an unexpected order.
Use-after-free when a server is disconnected during netsplits.
Use-after-free when hidden lines were expired from the scroll buffer.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.0 package:
118b1b29671bdc6baf5395e6f61a01cb irssi-1.1.2-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
64ba78a75fc90f87a07d46dc83401ec3 irssi-1.1.2-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
4041a1c4e5c085cfb3620bf96060fe86 irssi-1.1.2-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
1c0e906da9e4b661296f568239ed9cd9 irssi-1.1.2-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
f0b3aaad26e6f973d02d4787ecc55d36 irssi-1.1.2-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
de513f411e82498d0e8a5ee928f67fcc irssi-1.1.2-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
2305420644a7a6f787616ddb14f9249a n/irssi-1.1.2-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
2b657957f83393f58e729442cee236a9 n/irssi-1.1.2-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg irssi-1.1.2-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

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