Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rxvt (MDVSA-2008:161)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability in rxvt allowed it to open a terminal on :0 if the
environment variable was not set, which could be used by a local user
to hijack X11 connections (CVE-2008-1142).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36624 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-161.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1142

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