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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2003-0069
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:33:23
Published 18 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



The PuTTY terminal emulator 0.53 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


  • Putty 0.53


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

VULNWATCH - 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues

OSVDB - 8347

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:46