CVE-2008-2383

HIGH

Description

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.

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=510030

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00004.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00000.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/33318

http://secunia.com/advisories/33388

http://secunia.com/advisories/33397

http://secunia.com/advisories/33418

http://secunia.com/advisories/33419

http://secunia.com/advisories/33568

http://secunia.com/advisories/33820

http://secunia.com/advisories/35074

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-254208-1

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1694

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0018.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0019.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33060

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021522

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47655

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9317

https://usn.ubuntu.com/703-1/

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-January/msg00072.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-January/msg00184.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-01-02

Updated: 2018-10-03

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH