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FreeBSD: xterm -- DECRQSS remote command execution vulnerability (CVE-2008-2383)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) January 02, 2009 May 08, 2014 February 13, 2015

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.

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References

Solution

freebsd-upgrade-package-xterm

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