Upstream information

CVE-2008-4748 at MITRE


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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.6
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 439819 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • kvirc >= 5.0.0-4.3
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA kvirc-5.0.0-4.3

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 18:31:15 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:43 2022