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CVE-2008-4748

Published: 27 October 2008

Format string vulnerability in the URI handler in KVirc 3.4.0, when set as the default application for processing IRC URIs, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the irc:// URI.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
Debian says it's a windows-specific vulnerability

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
kvirc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(end of life)
gutsy Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
hardy Not vulnerable

intrepid Not vulnerable

jaunty Not vulnerable

karmic Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (2:3.4.0-3)