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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2003-0066
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-2003-0066

Summary

The rxvt terminal emulator 2.7.8 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

  • Rxvt 2.6.1

  • Rxvt 2.6.2

  • Rxvt 2.6.3

  • Rxvt 2.6.4

  • Rxvt 2.7.5

  • Rxvt 2.7.6

  • Rxvt 2.7.7

  • Rxvt 2.7.8


References

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

VULNWATCH - 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues

BID - 6953

GENTOO - 200303-16

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:055

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:054

MANDRAKE - MDKSA-2003:003


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:46