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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for rxvt-unicode (DLA-2671-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'rxvt-unicode' package(s) announced via the DLA-2671-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

rxvt-unicode allow (potentially remote) code execution because of improper handling of certain escape sequences (ESC G Q). A response is terminated by a newline.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'rxvt-unicode' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 9.22-1+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your rxvt-unicode packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)