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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2951

Original release date: 06/26/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012


The parseIrcUrl function in src/kvirc/kernel/kvi_ircurl.cpp in KVIrc 3.2.0 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in an (1) irc:// or (2) irc6:// URI.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 24652
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://svn.kvirc.de/kvirc/changeset/630/#file3
External Source: XF
Name: kvirc-parseircurl-command-execution(35087)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2334
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:015
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070628 Secunia Research: KVIrc irc:// URI Handler Command ExecutionVulnerability
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 37604
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200709-02

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+ Configuration 1
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* cpe:/a:kvirc:irc_client:3.2.0

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