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    Debian: DSA-2078-1: New kvirc packages fix arbitrary IRC command execution

    Date 31 Jul 2010
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    It was discovered that incorrect parsing of CTCP commands in kvirc, a KDE-based IRC client, could lead to the execution of arbitrary IRC commands against other users.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2078-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    July 31, 2010                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : kvirc
    Vulnerability  : programming error
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2010-2785
    
    It was discovered that incorrect parsing of CTCP commands in kvirc, a 
    KDE-based IRC client, could lead to the execution of arbitrary IRC 
    commands against other users.
    
    For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:3.4.0-6.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4:4.0.0-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your kvirc package.
    
    Upgrade instructions
    - --------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
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    Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  7174211 0f1b85f3b6de354dfd44891923e48ef2
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   103370 35c6b5b288e21f1b2736a7aee463c8f6
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1312 0db5bab03ef6dd87d89a541b7db4300c
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-data_3.4.0-6_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3485832 d0f825b40255900e945396a6d33467d2
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3989286 eb13425c5d3b6d16bf3dbbe6799cdab0
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   363058 85ad7e56fb7071fab9ca4b49c06ecf36
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   360666 d64d34741c1363195456b2cdf2ce7229
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3712634 0e792af0082b16e32dd1cf5618dba238
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3762830 bf42ca885cc6a6eb0b2734f2f13abcbe
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   382752 6bfdcd491c6fb27bbbf8e3eb055d9245
    
    armel architecture (ARM EABI)
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_armel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   381176 9b876dec7a7d19261488a4c92fe0e17a
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_armel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3227100 9aaaa2429d77f2266b4f4ebed139dc29
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4039054 1ab24d4eff5d6b5745bbaab02dbf3376
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   386628 b41f84f4b3d213bf69be92498bb7c720
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   362768 065afca44287281e2b862bb4ea7a04b2
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3582112 697fa1f8d355470b3dd03359bcc529a0
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4665172 a9e86a0948ad4d0d2ec109333e219ea4
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   385070 867eb6fbd8fa350b38ec2a64c0afea32
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3364772 ffa424acbb31e619eabc368e07acdd1f
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   385918 03fec2e94f02017936f906c0efa7037f
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3316258 12712dab0045b527204d270280561c49
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   363396 e386d21f7024e1242f8e75f788eeb9ca
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   379950 66e321f4dd44c84dd6f7fff1a427c5bd
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3915694 e43cda1285368979b6e4209e2ab2de0b
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3638826 12a1793bbfd297891589d678f0222655
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   362946 80717eeaad3784f156605ce38b8e2a22
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc_3.4.0-6_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3529894 e5848f3feaa2252eb22d3813547b97fd
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kvirc/kvirc-dev_3.4.0-6_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   381298 e56d344f6c4e1d1f93390f6f5b513617
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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