Debian: 2078-1: kvirc: programming error
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that incorrect parsing of CTCP commands in kvirc, a KDE-based IRC client, could lead to the execution of arbitrary IRC commands against other users. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2078-1                               Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 31, 2010               
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Package        : kvirc
Vulnerability  : programming error
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2010-2785

It was discovered that incorrect parsing of CTCP commands in kvirc, a 
KDE-based IRC client, could lead to the execution of arbitrary IRC 
commands against other users.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:3.4.0-6.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 4:4.0.0-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your kvirc package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
    Size/MD5 checksum:  7174211 0f1b85f3b6de354dfd44891923e48ef2
    Size/MD5 checksum:   103370 35c6b5b288e21f1b2736a7aee463c8f6
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1312 0db5bab03ef6dd87d89a541b7db4300c

Architecture independent packages:
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3485832 d0f825b40255900e945396a6d33467d2

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3989286 eb13425c5d3b6d16bf3dbbe6799cdab0
    Size/MD5 checksum:   363058 85ad7e56fb7071fab9ca4b49c06ecf36

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    Size/MD5 checksum:   360666 d64d34741c1363195456b2cdf2ce7229
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3712634 0e792af0082b16e32dd1cf5618dba238

arm architecture (ARM)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3762830 bf42ca885cc6a6eb0b2734f2f13abcbe
    Size/MD5 checksum:   382752 6bfdcd491c6fb27bbbf8e3eb055d9245

armel architecture (ARM EABI)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   381176 9b876dec7a7d19261488a4c92fe0e17a
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3227100 9aaaa2429d77f2266b4f4ebed139dc29

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  4039054 1ab24d4eff5d6b5745bbaab02dbf3376
    Size/MD5 checksum:   386628 b41f84f4b3d213bf69be92498bb7c720

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   362768 065afca44287281e2b862bb4ea7a04b2
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3582112 697fa1f8d355470b3dd03359bcc529a0

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  4665172 a9e86a0948ad4d0d2ec109333e219ea4
    Size/MD5 checksum:   385070 867eb6fbd8fa350b38ec2a64c0afea32

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3364772 ffa424acbb31e619eabc368e07acdd1f
    Size/MD5 checksum:   385918 03fec2e94f02017936f906c0efa7037f

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3316258 12712dab0045b527204d270280561c49
    Size/MD5 checksum:   363396 e386d21f7024e1242f8e75f788eeb9ca

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   379950 66e321f4dd44c84dd6f7fff1a427c5bd
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3915694 e43cda1285368979b6e4209e2ab2de0b

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3638826 12a1793bbfd297891589d678f0222655
    Size/MD5 checksum:   362946 80717eeaad3784f156605ce38b8e2a22

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3529894 e5848f3feaa2252eb22d3813547b97fd
    Size/MD5 checksum:   381298 e56d344f6c4e1d1f93390f6f5b513617

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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