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Pardus: 2010-115: Kvirc: Remote Code Execution Print E-mail
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A vulnerability was fixed in kvirc, which can be used by malicious people to execute arbitrary IRC commands via CTCP request.
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Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2010-115           security@pardus.org.tr
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      Date: 2010-08-12
  Severity: 4
      Type: Remote
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Summary
======
A vulnerability was fixed in kvirc, which  can  be  used  by  malicious
people to execute arbitrary IRC commands via CTCP request.


Description
==========
CVE-2010-2785:

The IRC Protocol component in KVIrc 3.x and 4.x before r4693  does  not
properly  handle \  (backslash)  characters,   which   allows   remote
authenticated users to execute  arbitrary  CTCP  commands  via  vectors
involving  \r and  \40  sequences,  a  different  vulnerability   than
CVE-2010-2451 and CVE-2010-2452.



Affected packages:

  Pardus 2009:
    kvirc, all before 4.0_rc3-13-9


Resolution
=========
There are update(s) for kvirc. You can update them via Package  Manager
or with a single command from console:

    pisi up kvirc

References
=========
  * http://bugs.pardus.org.tr/show_bug.cgi?id901

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