Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : rxvt (MDKSA-2003:034)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Digital Defense Inc. released a paper detailing insecurities in
various terminal emulators, including rxvt. Many of the features
supported by these programs can be abused when untrusted data is
displayed on the screen. This abuse can be anything from garbage data
being displayed to the screen or a system compromise.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected rxvt, rxvt-CJK and / or rxvt-devel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14018 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-034.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0022

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