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|Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201402-20 ] KVIrc: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: KVIrc: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201402-20)
Date: February 21, 2014
Bug(s): #326149, #330111
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in KVIrc, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
KVIrc is a free portable IRC client based on Qt.
Vulnerable: < 4.1_pre4693
Unaffected: >= 4.1_pre4693
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in KVIrc. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of
Service condition, or overwrite arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All KVIrc users should upgrade to the latest version:
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/kvirc-4.1_pre4693"
available since July 29, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.