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CVE-2008-2841 Detail

Current Description

Argument injection vulnerability in XChat 2.8.7b and earlier on Windows, when Internet Explorer is used, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via the --command parameter in an ircs:// URI.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/07/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of XChat as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://forum.xchat.org/viewtopic.php?t=4218
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29696
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43065
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5795

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:ie
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 cpe:/a:xchat:xchat
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Up to (including)
2.8.7b
Running on/with
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2841
NVD Published Date:
06/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017