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FreeBSD Ports: konversation

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: konversation CVE-2005-0129 The Quick Buttons feature in Konversation 0.15 allows remote attackers to execute certain IRC commands via a channel name containing '%' variables, which are recursively expanded by the Server::parseWildcards function when the Part Button is selected. CVE-2005-0130 Certain Perl scripts in Konversation 0.15 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in (1) channel names or (2) song names that are not properly quoted when the user runs IRC sripts. CVE-2005-0131 The Quick Connection dialog in Konversation 0.15 inadvertently uses the user-provided password as the nickname instead of the user-provided nickname when connecting to the IRC server, which could leak the password to other users.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=full-disclosure&m=110616016509114 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/5c7bb4dd-6a56-11d9-97ec-000c6e8f12ef.html

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