Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in KVIrc, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||net-irc/kvirc on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 4.1_pre4693|
|Unaffected versions||>= 4.1_pre4693|
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:
# 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.