KVIrc: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201402-20 / kvirc
||February 21, 2014
||February 21, 2014: 1
All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in KVIrc, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
KVIrc is a free portable IRC client based on Qt.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in KVIrc. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of
Service condition, or overwrite arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All KVIrc users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# 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.