CVE-2003-0063

HIGH

Description

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.

References

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2003-q1/0093.html

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104612710031920&w=2

http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-380

http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/11414.php

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-064.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-065.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-066.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-067.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6940

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2003-03-03

Updated: 2016-10-18

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH