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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2785

The IRC Protocol component in KVIrc 3.x and 4.x before r4693 does not properly handle \ (backslash) characters, which allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary CTCP commands via vectors involving \r and \40 sequences, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-2451 and CVE-2010-2452.
Publish Date : 2010-08-02 Last Update Date : 2010-09-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-2785 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2010-2785

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Kvirc Kvirc 3.0.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Kvirc Kvirc 3.0.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Kvirc Kvirc 3.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Kvirc Kvirc 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Kvirc Kvirc 3.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Kvirc Kvirc 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Kvirc Kvirc 3.4.2 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Kvirc Kvirc 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Kvirc Kvirc 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Kvirc Kvirc 9

- References For CVE-2010-2785 CONFIRM
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-11524
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:014
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-11506
OSVDB 66648
MLIST [oss-security] 20100728 CVE Request -- KVIrc -- Remote CTCP commands execution via specially-crafted CTCP parameter CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20100729 Re: CVE Request -- KVIrc -- Remote CTCP commands execution via specially-crafted CTCP parameter CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2785

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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