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ELSA-2009-0018 Important: Enterprise Linux xterm security update

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ELSA-2009-0018 Important: Enterprise Linux xterm security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/02/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

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.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xterm

References

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xterm

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