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USN-497-1: xfce4-terminal vulnerability

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USN-497-1: xfce4-terminal vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/15/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The terminal_helper_execute function in terminal/terminal.c in Xfce Terminal 0.2.6 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a crafted link, as demonstrated using the "Open Link" functionality.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-xfce4-terminal

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