FreeBSD : kvirc -- multiple vulnerabilities (8685d412-8468-11df-8d45-001d7d9eb79a)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 47567


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Two security vulnerabilities have been discovered :

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in the DCC functionality in KVIrc 3.4 and 4.0 have unspecified impact and remote attack vectors.

Directory traversal vulnerability in the DCC functionality in KVIrc 3.4 and 4.0 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via unknown vectors.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 47567

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8685d412846811df8d45001d7d9eb79a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/07/01

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:kvirc, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:kvirc-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/05/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2451, CVE-2010-2452