GLSA-201402-20 : KVIrc: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 72634


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-20 (KVIrc: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in KVIrc. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or overwrite arbitrary files.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All KVIrc users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/kvirc-4.1_pre4693' NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since July 29, 2010. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 72634

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201402-20.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/02/23

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:kvirc, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2451, CVE-2010-2452, CVE-2010-2785

BID: 40746, 42026

OSVDB: 65858, 65859, 66648

GLSA: 201402-20