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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2003-0063
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 08:05:42
Published 03 Mar 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2003-0063

Summary

The xterm terminal emulator in XFree86 4.2.0 and earlier allows attackers to modify the window title via a certain character escape sequence and then insert it back to the command line in the user's terminal, e.g. when the user views a file containing the malicious sequence, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0

  • Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0.1

  • Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0.3

  • Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.1.0

  • Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.2.0

  • Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.2.1


References

XF - terminal-emulator-window-title(11414)

VULNWATCH - 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues

BID - 6940

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:067

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:066

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:065

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:064

DEBIAN - DSA-380


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:46