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FreeBSD Ports: xterm

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: xterm CVE-2008-2383 CRLF injection vulnerability in xterm allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via LF (aka \n) characters surrounding a command name within a Device Control Request Status String (DECRQSS) escape sequence in a text file, a related issue to CVE-2003-0063 and CVE-2003-0071.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=510030 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/d5e1aac8-db0b-11dd-ae30-001cc0377035.html

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