openSUSE Security Update : rxvt-unicode (rxvt-unicode-163)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 40125


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


It was possible to open a terminal on :0 when the environment variable was not set. This could be exploited by local users to hijack X11 connections (CVE-2008-1142).


Update the affected rxvt-unicode package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 40125

File Name: suse_11_0_rxvt-unicode-080814.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rxvt-unicode, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2008/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1142

CWE: 264