openSUSE 10 Security Update : kvirc (kvirc-3953)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27315


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A bug in the IRC-URI parser allowed attackers to execute arbitrary commands by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted URI in kvirc (CVE-2007-2951).


Update the affected kvirc package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27315

File Name: suse_kvirc-3953.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kvirc, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2951