CVE-2008-1692

MEDIUM

Description

Eterm 0.9.4 opens a terminal window on :0 if -display is not specified and the DISPLAY environment variable is not set, which might allow local users to hijack X11 connections. NOTE: realistic attack scenarios require that the victim enters a command on the wrong machine.

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=473127

http://secunia.com/advisories/29577

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-03.xml

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:222

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28512

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-04-07

Updated: 2009-02-26

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM