openSUSE Security Update : kvirc (openSUSE-SU-2010:0354-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 47604


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of KVirc fixes a remotely exploitable format string and directory traversal vulnerability (CVE-2010-2451, CVE-2010-2452).


Update the affected kvirc packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 47604

File Name: suse_11_2_kvirc-100702.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/06

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:novell:opensuse:kvirc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kvirc-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/02

Reference Information

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