==========================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-259-1 March 01, 2006
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger)
The following packages are affected:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 0.8.9+0.8.10rc5-0ubuntu4.1. After a standard system upgrade
you need to restart irssi to effect the necessary changes.
A Denial of Service vulnerability was discoverd in irssi. The DCC
ACCEPT command handler did not sufficiently verify the remotely
specified arguments. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash
irssi by sending a specially crafted DCC commands.