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.
Published 2008-10-27 20:00:02
Updated 2017-09-29 01:32:20
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validationExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-4748

8.80%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-4748

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.6
HIGH AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
4.9
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-4748

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2008-4748

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